'Just for Susan' Beef Stew

'Just for Susan' Beef Stew

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"Just the best beef stew on earth, or so my family told me. Serve over rice or noodles. It may also be served in a bowl as you would serve soup."
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3 h 5 m servings 444 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 444 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 38g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 22.7 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 172 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat; cook beef in hot oil until browned completely, about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour 4 cups water into the pot; add salt and pepper. Bring liquid to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook beef for 2 hours.
  3. Stir potatoes, carrots, celery, and onion into the water; cook until all vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
  4. Whisk cornstarch into 2 tablespoons water; stir into the liquid in the pot. Continue cooking until the liquid has thickened, about 10 minutes.


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Nice basic beef stew recipe. To me the juice needed a little oomph, so I added beef boullion, and garlic powder. Good flavor for a cold night.

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