Quick Simple Beef Stew

January  7, 2014
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Author Notes

Simply season the beef stew with butter and salt. To thicken the soup, add quick oats. No complication, simple yet comfort, mild and healthy stew. —Hidemi

  • Serves 3-4
  • 0.5 pounds Lean Stewing Beef
  • 10 Peeld Baby Carrots
  • 2 Medium Red Potatoes (about 2/3 lb)
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 3 tablespoons Quick Oats
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
In This Recipe
  1. Wash potatoes and cut into bite size. Peel and halve onion and slice thinly.
  2. In a large pot, heat olive oil and sauté onion over medium heat until tender. Add beef, carrots and potatoes and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add 2 cups water and bring to boiling.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are tender removing the scum periodically.
  4. Stir in oats and salt. Simmer for another 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  5. Lastly, add butter to the pot. When the butter is melted, turn off the heat and put the stew into each serving bowl.
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