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Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 12 ounces stew beef (or sirloin tips)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • .5 cup water
  • .5 cup red wine
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1.5 teaspoons beef bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • .5 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • .25 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  1. Place flour in a bag. Shake meat cubes in bag until coated. Brown in Dutch oven in hot oil, working in batches.
  2. Stir in broth, water, wine, onion, Worcestershire sauce, bouillon, oregano, marjoram, pepper, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer. Cover and simmer for 1.25 hours or until meat is nearly tender.
  3. Stir in veggies. Return to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Discard bay leaf and serve.

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