Beef Stew

Hot and hearty with a hint of apple flavor, you’ll love this stew. Use organic veggies. They’re not just better for you but they taste better.

Beef Stew

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1 lb. beef stew meat, in 1″ pieces

2 tablespoons cooking oil

4 cups apple juice, total

2 tablespoons water

2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoons thyme

1/4 teaspoon pepper

 3 large potatoes, cut

4 carrots, sliced

1 medium onion, wedged

1/4 cup flour

1/4 cup cold water

Brown all sides of the stew meat in cooking oil. Drain oil. In a large pot combine, stew meat, 2 cups of apple juice, 2 tablespoons water, salt, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Add potatoes, carrots, onion, 2 more cups of apple juice and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

Smooth together 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup cold water. Stir into stew. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes, continually stirring.