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Friday’s Fare: Beef Stew

This recipe is taken from my upcoming book – Plain & Simple Traditions: Amish & Mennonite Holidays.

Perfect for a cold night!

Beef Stew

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs beef (cubed OR uncooked mini-meatballs)
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots, cleaned and diced
  • 2 celery, cleaned sliced
  • 3 onions, chopped (can use pearl onions)
  • 4 tomatoes, diced (can be canned)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (or soy sauce if you don’t have it)*
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley (for serving)
  • Optional spices:

Ground allspice
Marjoram
Thyme
Rosemary

*Another substitute for soy sauce or Worchester sauce:  Several drops of Tabasco sauce mixed with a quarter of a teaspoon of sugar.*

Directions:

1.Combine all ingredients in a large pot (or a slow cooker)

2. Stir to combine ingredients

3. Cook on low for 5-6 hours, without stirring.

4. Add parsley just before serving.

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