Santa anita racetrack beef stew

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 tablespoons Shortening
½ pounds Onions, minced
¼ pounds Shallots, minced
2 pounds Top sirloin or chuck beef,
\N \N Cut into 1-inch cubes
½ cup Seasoned flour
1 quart Beef broth, approximately
1 pounds Carrots, peeled and cut into
\N \N Chunks
1 pounds Celery, cut into chunks
½ pounds Leeks, white part only, cut
\N \N Into chunks
1 pounds Tomatoes,peeled & quartered
1 pounds Potatoes, peeled & sliced
\N \N Salt, pepper

Melt the shortening in a large saucepan. Add the onions and shallots.

Saute 5 minutes or until tender. Dredge the meat in flour, shaking off the excess. Saute the meat until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Add the beef broth. Cook until meat is almost done, about 30 monutes. Then add the carrots, celery, leeks and tomatoes. Cover and simmer over medium heat about 20 minutes. Add the potatoes and cook 20 to 25 minutes, or until the potatoes and vegetables are done. Add more beef broth, if necessary. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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