“There are a couple of ingredients that I cannot live without...ketchup and mayonaise. This beef stew recipe has the ketchup! It is one of my favorites! This is now a second generation recipe that I scribbled on a 3x5 scrap of paper as my mother dictated it to me over the phone many years ago. The paper is now very yellow. It needed a good home and to be remembered. As the stew cooks, be sure to stir and if you feel it needs it, add water - the gravy should not be thick.”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add oil to dutch oven and add beef cubes. Let the meat brown and then add the onion, garlic, bay leaf, Tabasco and worcestershire sauce. Mix well and continue to cook.
  2. In a measuring cup, combine the ketchup and water and stir to make a gravy. Add to pot, add salt to taste.
  3. Cook over a medium heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add water to thin the gravy, if needed.

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