Title: Old-Fashioned Beef Stew
Category: Soups & Stews
Coat beef with flour, shaking off excess. In a large nonstick pot, heat
oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; saute until browned, about 6
minutes. Place on a plate.
Add onions and mushrooms to pot; saute for 6 minutes. Then add garlic;
saute, stirring for 1 minute. Pour off fat. Return beef to pot; stir in
tomato paste, then broth. Add enough water to just cover; bring to a
boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until beef is tender, about 1 1/4 hours.
Skim off any foam.
Add carrots, potatoes, and green beans. Cover partially; simmer for 15
In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into stew. Increase
heat and boil uncovered for 1 minute. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.