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The Best Beef Stew

YIELD Makes 8 servings

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 can (about 14 ounces) diced tomatoes
3 potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 pound smoked sausage, sliced
1 cup chopped leek
1 cup chopped onion
4 stalks celery, sliced
1/2 cup chicken broth
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried thyme
3 tablespoons water

PREPARATION:

Slow Cooker Directions

  1. Combine 1/2 cup flour, salt and pepper in large resealable food storage bag. Add beef; shake bag to coat beef. Place beef in slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients except remaining 2 tablespoons flour and water; stir well.
  2. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 12 hours or on HIGH 4 to 6 hours.
  3. One hour before serving, increase heat to HIGH. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons flour and water in small bowl; stir until mixture becomes paste. Stir mixture into slow cooker; mix well. Cover; cook until thickened.
This recipe appears in: Stews
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