Old-Fashioned Vegetable-Beef Stew Recipe

Step 1

Cut meat into 1/2" cubes. In a large skillet brown meat, half at a time, in hot oil. Drain well.

Step 2

In crockpot, combine potatoes, carrots, onion, and celery. Add frozen beans, tapioca, bouillon, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir in browned meat, undrained tomatoes, and water.

Step 3

Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 10-12 hours or on high-heat setting for 5-6 hours.

Source: Better Homes & Gardens New Crockery Cookbook

Terrie Peterson

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2lb Beef stew meat
  • 2tb Cooking oil
  • 2c Potatoes; cubed
  • 1c Carrots; in 1" pieces
  • 1md Onion; cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2c Celery; sliced
  • 1pk Green beans; frozen (9oz)
  • 3tb Tapioca; quick-cooking
  • 1tb Beef bouillon granules
  • 2ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4ts Thyme; dry & crushed
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 16oz Tomatoes; canned, cut up
  • 1 1/2c Water

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