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Sweet 'n' Sour Stew

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 (1 pound) can tomatoes
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Grandma's Molasses (unsulphured)
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 large or 4 medium carrots, pared and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

Instructions

  1. Coat beef with the flour. Brown in oil in heavy saucepan; add tomatoes, onions, celery salt, salt and pepper.
  2. Mix vinegar, molasses and water; add to meat. Cover and simmer until meat is almost tender, about 2 hours.
  3. Add carrots, raisins and ginger. Cook until carrots and meat are tender, 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Yields 6 servings.


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