All-American Beef Stew

Warm up with a homemade hearty beef stew dinner
conveniently made in the slow cooker.

Prep: 25 min Cook: 8 hrs

1 tablespoon LAND O LAKES® Butter
1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups vegetable juice cocktail
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can beef broth
2 medium (1 cup) carrots, peeled, sliced 1-inch
1 medium (1 cup) potato, peeled, cubed
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 cups frozen peas
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons red wine or beef broth

Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add meat.
Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until
browned (5 to 7 minutes).

Place meat in slow cooker. Stir in all remaining ingredients
except peas, water, flour and wine.

Cover; cook on Low heat setting for 8 to 9 hours, or High
heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or until beef is tender. Uncover;
remove bay leaf. Stir in peas.

Stir together water, flour and wine in small bowl until smooth.
Slowly stir flour mixture into beef mixture, stirring constantly.
Cook on High heat setting, stirring occasionally, until thickened
(8 to 10 minutes).

TIP: Add more flour if a thicker stew is desired.

Makes 6 (1 1/2-cup) servings

Nutritional Info Per 1 serving: Calories 350, Fat 18 g,
Cholesterol 80 mg, Sodium 910 mg, Carbohydrates 20 g,
Dietary Fiber 3 g, Protein 25 g

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe created by Land O'Lakes.