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Forgotten Stew


Grandma Coutts stew receipe

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  • 1 to 2 lbs beef stew meat
  • 2 or 3 celery stalks cut
  • 4- 6 carrots halved lengthwise
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 tsp. salt and paprika
  • pinch pepper, basisl or thyme
  • 1 - 10 oz. can tomato soup
  • 1 - 10 oz. can water


Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 120mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Place all ingredients in 3 qt.dutch oven and stire until thoroughly mixed. Cover tightly and bake at 325 oven.


I bake this stew in a cast iron dutch oven.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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