When it’s cold outside there’s nothing I love more than a warm bowl of homemade stew. Our Old Fashioned Beef Stew recipe is sure to be a recipe you come back to again and again for your family. I really hope you and your family enjoy this this wonderful old fashioned beef stew recipe!
2 pounds stew beef
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups beef stock
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1 or 2 bay leaves
1 medium onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Dash ground cloves (or ground allspice)
2 cups carrots, sliced
3 ribs celery, chopped
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Directions for our beef stew recipe:
1. Brown meat in hot oil. Add water, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, bay leaves, onion, salt, sugar, pepper, paprika, and ground cloves. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
2. Remove bay leaves. Add carrots and celery. Cover and cook 30 to 40 additional minutes.
3. To thicken gravy, remove 2 cups hot liquid. Using a separate bowl, combine 1/4 cup water and cornstarch until smooth. Mix with a little hot liquid and return mixture to pot. Stir and cook until bubbly.
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