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'Just for Susan' Beef Stew


"Just the best beef stew on earth, or so my family told me. Serve over rice or noodles. It may also be served in a bowl as you would serve soup."
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3 h 5 m servings 444 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat; cook beef in hot oil until browned completely, about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour 4 cups water into the pot; add salt and pepper. Bring liquid to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook beef for 2 hours.
  3. Stir potatoes, carrots, celery, and onion into the water; cook until all vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
  4. Whisk cornstarch into 2 tablespoons water; stir into the liquid in the pot. Continue cooking until the liquid has thickened, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 444 calories; 22.5 g fat; 38 g carbohydrates; 22.7 g protein; 63 mg cholesterol; 172 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Nice basic beef stew recipe. To me the juice needed a little oomph, so I added beef boullion, and garlic powder. Good flavor for a cold night.