Savory Beef Stew for 2

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“Beef stew, the old fashioned way. I highly recommend this recipe, the first time you try it, really try to follow the recipe exactly as written, it's really good, I promise!”
2hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt shortening in 2-quart saucepan; brown meat.
  2. Add 1-1/2 cups water, the bouillon cube, garlic, bay leaf, salt, allspice and lemon juice; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until meat is almost tender, 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
  4. Add onions, potatoes and carrots; heat to boiling.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes. Add peas, cook until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. Shake 1/2 cup water and the flour in tightly covered jar until smooth.
  7. Stir into stew; heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  8. Boil and stir 1 minute.

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