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Simple Beef Stew Recipe


¼ cup all purpose flour
Salt to taste
Black pepper
2lbs. beef stew meat
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon sugar
2 whole celery stalks, diced
4 whole parsley springs, chopped
1 McFadden Farm garlic clove
1 whole McFadden Farm bay leaf
2 cups canned tomatoes
4 cups beef bouillon
1 tablespoon tomato paste
4 whole carrots, peeled and quartered
3 whole potatoes, peeled and quartered
12 whole, small white boiling onions,peeled


Season flour with salt and pepper to taste. Dredge meat in flour. In a large soup kettle, brown meat in hot olive oil. Add sugar, celery, garlic, bay leaf, tomatoes, bouillon, and tomato paste. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer one hour. Taste and season with additional salt, pepper, and your favorite McFadden Farm herbs. Add carrots and potatoes and continue to simmer until the vegetables are tender. Add onions and simmer until onions are tender.