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“This is an extraordinarily easy recipe and so very good on a cold day. I found it in a Better Homes and Gardens Busy Woman's Cookbook that my mother has had for years. Adjust the seasonings to your preference. I've added oregano and garlic and it's turned out well.”
4hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs stewing beef, cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 onion, chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 carrots, cleaned and chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 celery ribs, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 small potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can tomato soup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon basil


  1. Put the meat, carrots, onion and spices into a Dutch oven.
  2. Cover with tomato soup, making sure all the pieces are covered.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees for 3 hours.
  4. Add potatoes and cook for an additional 45 minutes.
  5. Enjoy!

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