Savory Beef Stew
Recipe from Midwest Living

This stew features hearty chunks of pot roast, colorful vegetables and bits of flavorful bacon. Serve it alone or over mashed potatoes, noodles, or biscuits.



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Ingredients
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    1  2 1/2 - 3  pound 
    boneless beef chuck pot roast
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    1/3  cup 
    all-purpose flour
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    5   slices 
    bacon
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    3   cups 
    sliced fresh mushrooms
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    1/2  cup 
    chopped onion
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    2 - 3   cups 
    water
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    1/4  cup 
    chili sauce
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    2   teaspoons 
    instant beef bouillon granules
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    dried thyme, crushed
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    dried basil, crushed
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    pepper
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    6   
    medium carrots, cut into 1-1/2-inch-long pieces (1 pound)
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    1   cup 
    frozen peas

Directions
1.
Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1-1/2-inch cubes. Place in a plastic bag; add flour. Shake to coat; set aside.
2.
In an oven-going Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon; drain, reserving drippings. Crumble bacon; set aside. Return 3 tablespoons drippings to the Dutch oven.
3.
Brown meat, half at a time, in hot drippings, adding more drippings if necessary. Remove all meat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook until tender. Return meat to pan; add bacon, 2 cups water, chili sauce, bouillon granules, thyme, basil, and pepper. Bring to boiling.
4.
Cover and bake in a 325 degree F oven for 2-1/2 hours. (Add more water during cooking, if necessary.)
5.
Meanwhile, cook the carrots in boiling water about 10 minutes or until just tender. Drain.
6.
Stir carrot pieces into stew. Sprinkle frozen peas over the mixture. Cover and bake about 15 minutes more or until the meat is tender. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 443, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 142, carb. (g) 21, sodium (mg) 663, Mark as Free Exchange () 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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