Beef stew is a classic, savory meal that will warm your family up on a cold winter night.
Makes 10 (1-cup) servings.
2 pounds beef stew meat
3 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 McCormick® Bay Leaves
1 tablespoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) beef broth
4 carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
4 small onions, peeled and quartered
2 celery ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces
Coat beef with flour. Heat oil in large saucepan or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add 1/2 of the beef; brown on all sides. Repeat with remaining beef.
Stir in seasonings and beef broth. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
Stir in vegetables; cover. Simmer 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add additional water as necessary. Remove bay leaf before serving.