Sweet and Sour Beef Stew


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • dash pepper
  • 2 lb. beef stew meat, cut in 1 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
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  • 3/4 cup water or beef bouillon
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 carrots, cut in 3/4 inch pieces
  • rice or noodles


Combine flour, salt and pepper and coat meat with mixture. Brown meat in hot oil; add onion and simmer. Combine water or bouillon, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and a little Worcestershire. Stir into browned meat. Cover and cook over low heat for 45 minutes. Stir once or twice; add carrots and more liquid if needed and cook 45 minutes longer. Serve over rice or noodles.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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