*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Beef Stew w/Sun-Dried Tomatoes
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           sun-dried tomatoes (not oil packed)
    1 1/2  pounds        beef stew meat
    1 1/2  pounds        new potatoes (about 12) -- cut in half
   12                    pearl onions, cut in half if large
                         (or 1 med. onion cut into 8 wedges)
    1      8 oz. pkg.    baby cut carrots
    2      cups          water
    1 1/2  teaspoons     seasoned salt
    1                    bay leaf
      1/4  cup           water
    2      tablespoons   flour
 
 Rehydrate tomatoes as directed on package; drain and coarsely chop.  Mix all
 ingredients, except 1/4 cup water and the flour, in a crockpot.  Cover and
 cook on low heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or until vegetables and beef are
 tender.  Mix water and flour; gradually stir into beef mixture.  Cover and
 cook on high setting for 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  Remove bay leaf.
 
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