*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     OLD-FASHIONED VEGETABLE-BEEF STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Soups
                 Meats                            Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   lb           Beef stew meat
    2       tb           Cooking oil
    2       c            Potatoes -- cubed
    1       c            Carrots -- in 1 pieces
    1       md           Onion -- cut into thin wedges
      1/2   c            Celery -- sliced
    1       pk           Green beans -- frozen (9oz)
    3       tb           Tapioca -- quick-cooking
    1       tb           Beef bouillon granules
    2       ts           Worcestershire sauce
      3/4   ts           Thyme -- dry & crushed
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
   16       oz           Tomatoes -- canned, cut up
    1 1/2   c            Water
 
   Cut meat into 1/2 cubes.  In a large skillet brown
   meat, half at a time, in hot oil.  Drain well.
   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. Cover;
   cook on low-heat setting for 10-12 hours or on
   high-heat setting for 5-6 hours.
  
 
 
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