Beef stew

This old-fashioned beef broth is a winter favorite. This hearty dish is easy, delicious, and inexpensive. Although there are hundreds of varieties of traditional beef stew, it's hard to improve on the quality of this delicious and comforting version.

* Ingredients :

° 2 tablespoons olive oil
° 2 pounds beef broth cubes
° 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
° 4 cups of water
° 2 cups beef broth
° 1/2 teaspoon salt
° 1/2 tsp ground-black pepper
° 4 cups of potatoes, cut into cubes
° 2 cups chopped carrots
° 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
° 1 cup fresh corn
° 1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
° 1 cup chopped turnip (optional)
° 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes (optional)

* How to make old-fashioned beef stew :

Heat the oil in a large pot. Add beef and flour, stirring to coat beef; Brown.
Add water, broth, salt and pepper. Heat until boiling Reduce heat and simmer for an hour.
Stir in the potatoes, carrots (or turnips), and rosemary. Ripens 1-2 hours.
Add the corn and green beans and simmer for 30 minutes longer

Enjoy !