Stir-Up-A-Stew

Recipe: Stir-Up-A-Stew

Ingredients:

  • SELECT ONE MEAT- 1 1/2 pound beef stew meat, 1 inch cubes
  • 1 each chicken, broiler-fryer
  • 1 1/2 pound pork stew meat, 1 inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 pound lamb stew meat, 1 inch cubes
  • SELECT ONE BROTH- 1 cn beef broth (13 3/4 oz)
  • 1 cn chicken broth (13 3/4 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon instant beef bouillon AND 1 1/2 c water
  • 2 teaspoon intant chicken bouillon AND 1 1/2 c water
  • SELECT ONE LIQUID SEASONING- 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • SELECT ONE DRY SEASONING- 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • SELECT VEGETABLE(S)- 5 cup vegetables, chopped, sliced, or cubed (carrots, celery, green peppers, onions, parsnips, potatoes, rutabagas, or parsnips)
  • USE ALL OF THESE- 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 each bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoon flour

Instructions:

  1. n a plastic bag, combine the 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add half of desired meat at a time to bag, shaking to coat well. (Shake a few pieces of chicken at a time.)
  2. In a Dutch oven cook meat, half at a time in hot oil till lightly brown. Drain off fat. Return meat to pan. Add your choice of broth, liquid seasoning, dry seasoning, the bay leaf, and the 3/4 ts salt to Dutch oven.
  3. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 1 hour for beef, pork, and lamb; 30 minutes for chicken or till meat is tender. Add 5 cups assorted vegetables. Cover and simmer 30 minutes more or till the vegetables are tender. (If using chicken, transfer pieces to platter; keep warm.) Combine 1/4 cup water and the 2 tablespoons flour.
  4. Add to stew. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Discard bay leaf.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: Greek

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)