This is a great dish for whole family.It's hot,hearty,and can be made in advance.This is the best dinner idea for whole family..You can cook the best beef stew a day in advance-as I do-and then serve in the next day.Every day new cooking recipes are here
The Best Beef Stew
To cook this delicious recipe you'll need the following ingredients:2 pounds stew beef cut into 1 inch squares,salt and freshly ground black pepper,1 tablespoon bacon dripping,2 onions(peeled and chopped),Bouquet garni-1 bay leaf,2 celery leaves,2 sprigs parsley,2 cans beef beef consomme,1 soup can water,3 carrots cut into 1 inch pieces,3 celery stalks cut into 1 inch pieces,1/2 pound green beans cut into 1 inch pieces,3 potatoes,peeled and quartered,1 tablespoon butter,1 tablespoon flour,1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley.
Season the beef with salt and pepper.Heat the bacon fat over a high flame in a very heavy kettle.Add the beef.Saute until the meat is nicely browned,then add the onions.Saute for another 5 min.Add the bouquet garni,1 can of consomme,and the water.Simmer for 1 hour,stirring occasionally after it begins to simmer.
Add the other can of consomme and simmer for 1 more hour.Add the vegetables and simmer 30 min more.Blend butter and flour together.Stir in small amount of hot liquid.gradually stir into the stew,and cook,stirring constantly,for 5 min.The best beef stew recipe is ready.Serve sprinkled with parsley.