Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Beef Stew

Beef Stew


  • 2.5 pounds stew beef

    Base for stew:
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    1 clove garlic (diced) 
    2 bay leaves
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon pepper
    1/2 teaspoon paprika
     1 medium onion
  • 1/2 small can of tomato paste 
  • 1 can (12-16 oz)crushed tomato 
  • 2 cans (12-16 oz) tomato sauce
  • 6 cups of beef stock
Add after base is made: 
6 large carrots cut into bite size 
3 ribs celery, diced
5 white potatoes, cut into bite size

Whole wheat egg noodle pasta (optional) If you use the pasta add it in at the last 10 minutes of cooking.  


Brown meat, add the base for stew ingredients.  Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours. Remove bay leaves. Add carrots, potatoes and celery. Cover and cook 30 to 40 minutes longer. Stir and cook until potatoes are done.
If you want to add pasta do so at the end and cook 10 minutes longer until pasta is done.   

Let's Get Healthy,


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