Old-Time Beef Stew (Paula Deen)

“One of our favorite stews! Great on chilly nights! My notes are in parentheses. This makes a thick stew.”
READY IN:
2hrs 20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown meat in hot oil. Add water, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, bay leaves, onion, salt, sugar, pepper, paprika, and allspice. Cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours.
  2. Remove bay leaves. Add carrots, potatoes, and celery. Cover and cook 20-30 minutes longer or until vegetables are cooked.
  3. To thicken gravy, remove 2 cups hot liquid. Using seperate bowl, combine 1/4 cup water and cornstarch until smooth. Mix with hot liquid and return mixture to pot. Stir and cook until bubbly and thickened. Enjoy!

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