*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             BEEF & LENTIL STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Main dish
                 Soups                            Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Lean Ground Beef
      1/2   c            Onion -- Chopped, 1 Md
    1                    Clove Garlic -- Minced
    4       oz           Mushroom Stems & Pieces -- 1 Cn
   16       oz           Stewed Tomatoes -- 1 Cn
    1                    Celery Stalk -- Sliced
    1                    Carrot -- Lg, Sliced
    1       c            Lentils -- Uncooked
    3       c            Water
      1/4   c            Red Wine -- Optional
    1                    Bay Leaf
    2       tb           Parsley -- Snipped
    1       t            Salt
    1       t            Beef Bouillon -- Instant
      1/4   ts           Pepper
 
   Cook and stir the meat, onion and the garlic in a
   Dutch oven until the meat is brown.  Drain off the
   excess fat.  Stir in the undrained mushrooms, and the
   remaining ingredients.  Heat to boiling then reduce
   the heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally,
   until the lentils are tender, about 40 minutes.
   Remove the bay leaf and serve.
  
 
 
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