Old Fashioned Beef Stew

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs beef or buffalo stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 11 oz vegetable juice
  • 14 oz can diced tomatos
  • 5 oz can tomato paste
  • beef broth
  • 1 tsp beef boulion granules
  • 1 Tbsp italian seasoning
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 c cubed potatoes
  • 10 oz baby carrots
  • 1 c parsnips (optional)
  • 1 c frozen peas

Directions:

  1. In a soup pot, add oil and brown meat over high heat. Drain fat.
  2. Stir in vegetable juice, tomatos, tomato paste, onion, boulion, italian seasoning, bay leaf & beef broth to cover.
  3. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Cover & simmer for 1 to 1:15 hours or until meat is nearly tender.
  4. Stir in potatoes, carrots, parsnips, and peas. Bring to boiling, Cover & simmer for 30 minutes until meat & vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaf.