*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Hearty Beef Ragout
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        Boneless beef chuck
                         -- (cut in 1 inch
    1      pieces        )
      1/3  cup           Flour
    2      teaspoons     Salt
      1/4  teaspoon      Pepper
    8      ounces        Precooked sausage links -- cut
                         Into 1 inch pieces
    2      cups          Leeks -- chopped
    3      Stalks        celery -- cut up
    3                    Potatoes -- peel/cube
   16      ounces        Whole tomatoes -- canned
    1      teaspoon      Oregano
    2      Cloves        garlic -- minced
      1/2  cup           Beef broth
    1      teaspoon      Kitchen bouquet
    2      tablespoons   Flour
    3      tablespoons   Water
 
   Wipe beef well.  Combine 1/3 cup flour with salt and pepper. Toss beef 
 cubes with flour mixture to coat thoroughly; place in crockpot. Add 
 remaining ingredients except 2 T. flour and the water in order listed; 
 stir well.    Cover and cook on low setting for  7 to 12 hours. One hour 
 before serving, turn to high setting. Make a smooth paste of 2 T. flour 
 and the water; stir into crockpot, mixing well. Cover and cook  until 
 thickened.
  
 
 
 
 
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