Basic Stew Mixture

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Title: Basic Stew Mixture
Yield: 18 Servings
Categories: Main Dishes, Meat, Stews


5 ts Olive oil
5 lb Round roast, trimmed, cut in
-1 1/2" cubes
4 c Water
2 c Onion, chopped
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 ts Salt

Spray Dutch oven with cooking spray. Add 1 teaspoon olive oil. Brown a
portion of the meat on all sides in the hot oil. Remove browned meat from
Dutch oven; set aside. Repeat browning till all meat is cooked, adding the
remaining olive oil a teaspoon at a time, as needed. Return all of the meat
to the Dutch oven. Add water, chopped onion, minced garlic, and salt. Bring
to boiling. Simmer, covered, till meat is tender, about 1 1/2-2 hours.
Cover and refrigerate. When cold, skim fat from surface. Pour stew mixture
into three 1-quart freezer containers. Seal, label, and freeze. Makes 3

NOTES : Prepare this stew mixture in quantity and freeze. Then, use it to
prepare any of the recipes provided (Beef Pie, Old-Fashioned Stew, German
Stew or Shortcut Stew.)

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #339

Recipe by: Better Homes and Gardens Make Ahead Cookbook, c 1971

From: "Sharon L. Nardo"

Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 08:22:32 -0500