Yield: 1 serving
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  1. http://tradingpounds.com/03/old-fashioned-hearty-beef-stew/

  2. Ingredients:
  3. 1 pound stew beef
  4. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  5. 2 (32-ounce) containers beef stock / broth
  6. 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  7. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  8. 3 bay leaves
  9. 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  10. 1 teaspoon salt
  11. 1 teaspoon sugar
  12. 1 teaspoon pepper
  13. 1 teaspoon paprika
  14. 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  15. 1 bag of baby carrots
  16. 2 baking potatoes, cubed
  17. 3 ribs of celery, chopped
  18. 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  19. 1 navel orange juice and zest
  20. 8 Tablespoons water

  21. Directions:

  22. Heat the olive oil in a large soup or stock pot over a medium-high heat. Add meat and brown until cooked through. Add beef stock, Worcestershire Sauce, garlic, bay leaves, onion, salt, sugar, pepper, paprika, ground cloves and orange zest . Cover and simmer 2 hours.

  23. Remove the bay leaves. Add carrots, celery, and potatoes. Cover and cook an additional 30 to 40 minutes. Add Orange juice and stir

  24. To thicken gravy, mix cornstarch and water until smooth. Pour into stew and stir. Allow to boil until sauce begins to thicken. Serve immediately.

  25. CROCKPOT version: After browning the meat, add all remaining ingredients except orange juice, cornstarch and water. Cook on high heat for about 8 hours or until veggies are tender. Mix juice, water and cornstarch, and then add to the crockpot. Let stand on high until stew thickens a bit
June 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by affj1159 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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