Bloody Mary Stew
2 pounds cubed stew meat
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 pound bacon, cut into bite size pieces
1 envelope onion soup mix
3 cups water
1 liter bloody Mary mix
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 cup barley
1 (20 ounce) package frozen mixed soup vegetables
1/2 of 20 ounce package frozen cut corn
1 onion, chopped
Coat meat with mixture of flour, salt and mustard.
Fry bacon in large Dutch oven. Remove bacon then brown meat in bacon drippings. Add soup mix and water. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Add bloody Mary mix, sugar, barley, bacon, frozen vegetables and onion. Simmer for another 45 minutes. If more liquid is needed, just add more bloody Mary mix.