Thursday, March 18, 2010

Irish Stew

2 Tbsp. (30mL) vegetable oil
2 lbs. (908g) stewing beef, cut into 1" (2.5cm) cubes
1 14 1/2 Oz. (392g) low sodium beef broth
1 bay leaf
1 heaping capful Mrs. Dash® Garlic and Herb Seasoning Blend
4 medium onions, cut into quarters
6 medium carrots, cut into thirds
2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into small pieces
1 cup (240mL) frozen peas

Heat oil in large saucepan and add beef, brown on all sides. Add beef broth, bay leaf and Mrs. Dash® Garlic and Herb Seasoning Blend. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Add onions, carrots and potatoes, simmer for another 30 minutes or until beef and vegetables are tender. Add peas to beef, continue cooking for another 10 minutes.
Remove bay leaf, serve hot.

NOTE: This could be made in the crockpot. Follow directions as above. Remove lid and add pea last 15 minutes.