Thursday, January 19, 2012

$8 or Less Recipe - Oven Stew

2 lbs stew meat (1 inch pieces)
1/3 C all purpose flour
2 C sliced carrots
1 14oz can petite diced tomatoes
1 envelope (or make your own, see "more" page) onion soup mix
1/2 C red wine (or water, or beef stock)
1 C sliced mushrooms
1 bay leaf

heat oven to 425
toss beef in flour
place beef in 2-3 qt shallow casserole
bake uncovered 30 minutes, stir half way through
while baking chop vegetables
reduce heat to 375 (or 350, depending on how hot your oven runs)
add all but mushrooms, stir
cover and bake 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender
stir in mushrooms 
uncover and bake another 10 minutes
serve over noodles, or mashed potatoes, or rice

this recipe costs about $6-8 depending on the price you can get on stew meat

Until Next Time.....

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