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This crock pot beef stew is the perfect comfort food on a cold day. Just add some cornbread muffins for a meal.1 to 1 1/2 pounds of lean beef, chuck or stew meat, cut in bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup flour 3 tablespoons cooking oil or bacon drippings 3 or 4 carrots, cut in pieces 4 or 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in chunks 3 stalks of celery, cut in inch sized pieces 1 medium onion, peeled and cut in pieces 1 cup frozen peas, Optional 4 cups hot water 4 beef bullion cubes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Pinch of cayenne Few drops of hot sauce, Optional 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 2 bay leaves Dredge the stew meat in the flour and brown in oil on top of the stove. (Keep any leftover flour to thicken stew, if needed) Add meat to crock pot along with carrots, potatoes, celery, onion, and peas. In a bowl add the bullion cubes to the hot water and let dissolve.(You could use two 14 ounce cans of beef broth instead of the water and bullion cubes) Next, add the salt, pepper, cayenne, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and mushroom soup to your liquid bullion and mix well with a wire whisk. Pour over meat and vegetables in the crock pot, add bay leaves and cook on high 4 hours or low 8 hours or until vegetables are done. (If you want a thicker gravy remove some of the liquid about 25 minutes before serving, add a couple tablespoons of the leftover flour from dredging the meat and return to crock pot to thicken the gravy). Remove bay leaves. Makes 8 to 10 servings. Enjoy! Click to follow The Southern Lady Cooks on Facebook.
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This great chicken pot pie is loaded with vegetables and has a tender, flaky crust. This dish is a meal by itself and your family will love it. Comfort food at its best!2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 cup celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 3 or 4 medium sized carrots, chopped 3 or 4 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 (15 ounce) can mixed vegetables or veg-all, drained 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted 3/4 cup chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme Topping: 1 cup original bisquick 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 egg Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces. Melt butter in skillet on top of stove and add onions, celery, chicken pieces, pepper, garlic, and salt. Saute until onions and celery is tender and chicken is cooked. While chicken is cooking place carrots and potatoes in 2 quart casserole dish and cook in microwave for 8 to 10 minutes on high until tender. Remove casserole from microwave and add cooked chicken, onions, and celery to carrots and potatoes.Pour in mixed vegetables. In a bowl combine the chicken soup and chicken broth and thyme and whisk together. Pour over casserole and mix with a spoon. In a separate bowl mix the Bisquick, evaporated milk, and egg. Whisk well. Pour over vegetables and spread evenly over the top. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 30 – 40 minutes until golden brown on top. Makes 6 to 8 servings. Enjoy! Note: You can make this with ham, hamburger, and beef, too. See steps for making pie below: Click to follow The Southern Lady Cooks on Facebook. I posted this recipe on Gooseberry Patch’s recipe roundup here.
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