*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Santa Anita Race Track Beef Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   shortening
      1/2  pound         onions -- minced
      1/4  pound         shallots -- minced
    2      pounds        top sirloin or chuck beef -- cut into 1 cubes
      1/2  cup           flour -- seasoned
    1      quart         beef broth
    1      pound         carrots -- peeled & cut into
                          -- chunks
    1      pound         celery -- cleaned & cut into
                          -- chunks
      1/2  pound         leeks -- white part only,
                          -- cut into chunks
    1      pound         tomatoes -- peeled & quartered
    1      pound         potatoes -- peeled & sliced
                         Salt & pepper
 
 Melt shortening in large saucepan.  Add onions and shallots.  Saute 5 minutes o
 r until tender.
 
  Dredge meat in flour, shaking off excess.  Add meat to onion mixture.  Saute u
 ntil meat is lightly browned, about 10 minutes.  Add beef broth.  Cook until me
 at is almost done, about 30 minutes.
 
  Add carrots, celery, leeks and tomatoes.  Cover and simmer over medium heat ab
 out 20 minutes.  Add potatoes and cook 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes and v
 egetables are done.  Add more beef broth, if necessary.  Season to taste with s
 alt and pepper.  Makes 6 to 8 servings.
 
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