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Hearty Baked Stew

My mother has been making this stew since the 1940s and prepared it for our family many times through the years. It's loaded with vegetables for wonderful flavor and pretty presentation. - Judith Wood, Fredericktown, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer potatoes and carrots. Crumble beef over carrots. Layer with the tomatoes, peas and onions. Dot with butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until the meat is no longer pink and the vegetables are tender.
Make Hearty Baked Stew when you have time. Cool, cover tightly with foil and freeze. When you anticipate a busy day, remove the pan from the freezer and thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Reheat in the oven or microwave.

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  • kebmod54
    Jan 30, 2010

    I tried it and found it to be a very tasty dish. In fact I have made it twice in 3 days.

  • Isolda
    Jan 27, 2010

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  • FriedaG
    Dec 21, 2006

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