Hearty Beef Stew with Tomatoes
Recipe type: Slow-Cooker
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6
  • 2 pounds beef chuck, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, medium diced
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes in their juice
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Place a large, deep skillet over high heat.
  2. Season the beef with salt and pepper.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil followed by 1/2 of the beef to the skillet and brown well on all sides, cooking about 12 minutes.
  4. Repeat with the remaining oil and beef.
  5. Transfer the meat to a 6-quart slow cooker along with the onion, carrot, celery, crushed and diced tomatoes, broth, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  6. Set the slow cooker to high and cook for 6 hours, stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve the stew with sour cream and sprinkle with parsley.Beef and Tomato Stew
Recipe by Daydream Kitchen at http://www.daydreamkitchen.com/2013/03/hearty-beef-stew-with-tomatoes/