Beef Stew

Beef Stew
 
Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs beef, cubed
  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery ribs
  • 3 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 pieces bay leaves, dried or fresh
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch diluted in 2 tbsp water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a pot.
  2. Sear the beef, add onion, garlic, bay leaves, ground cloves, and paprika. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour-in beef broth and let boil. Simmer until beef becomes tender.Note: This can take up to more than 1 hour depending on the meat that you will use. Add water as needed.
  4. Add celery ribs, carrots, potatoes, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook for 6 to 10 minutes.
  5. Pour-in diluted cornstarch. Stir and cook for a minute more.
  6. Turn off heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  7. Serve. Share and enjoy!