Beef Stew

Ingredients


  • 2 pounds cubed beef stew meat 
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil 
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon, crumbled 
  • 4 cups water 
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary 
  • 1 tsp dried parsley 
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed 
  • 4 carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces 
  • 4 stalks celery, cut into 1 inch pieces 
  • 1 large onion, chopped 
  • 2 tsp cornstarch 
  • 2 tsp cold water 

Directions


  1. In a large pot or dutch oven, cook beef in oil over medium heat until brown. Dissolve bouillon in water and pour into pot. Stir in rosemary, parsley and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 hour.
  2. Stir potatoes, carrots, celery, and onion into the pot. Dissolve cornstarch in 2 teaspoons cold water and stir into stew. Cover and simmer 1 hour more. 
Original recipe: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/25678/beef-stew-vi/