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Ranch Style Beef Stew


A little allspice and brown sugar help to give this beef stew a unique flavor. It's a simple beef and pearl onion stew with a very tasty gravy/sauce.


  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds lean beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 bag frozen small white onions
  • dash allspice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Gravy Master or other brown gravy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup flour


In slow cooker, combine beef and onions. Sprinkle with allspice, sugar, and salt. Combine gravy browning sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, thyme and water. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or until tender. Turn control to high. Dissolve flour in small amount of water; stir into meat juices. Cook on high for 15 to 20 minutes longer, until thickened.
Makes 6 servings.

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