Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Showers of Blessings

"I will send down showers in season.  There shall be showers of blessing."  Ezekiel 34:26

Rainy days . . .Beef Stew!

1 lb.Lean Beef Stew Meat (you also can buy a lean sirloin roast and cut into cubes)
1 large onion chopped
3 - 4 cups beef broth (canned or made with bullion) (depends how thick you want your stew!)
1 bag baby carrots
1 stalk celery - chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb red potatoes -cut in half
12 ounces fresh mushrooms - cut in half
1 bay leaf
salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Brown beef cubes lightly dusted with flour in skillet you sprayed with non stick cooking spray.  Move to large pot and brown onion in drippings.  Add onions and remaining ingredients in large pot and cook over low heat until veggies are tender. Increase heat till boiling and add the following: a paste made with about 2. T. flour and 1/2 cup  water .  Stir constantly until thickened. Remove bay leaf and serve.

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