OLD FASHIONED BEEF STEW
2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds cubed beef stew meat 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups water 2 cups beef broth 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 cups cubed potatoes 2 cups chopped carrots 1 teaspoons dried rosemary 1 cup fresh corn kernels 1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces1 cup chopped turnip (optional) 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes (optional) I love tomato so I add it.
Heat oil in large pot. Add beef and flour, stirring to coat beef; brown.Add water, broth, salt, and pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour.Stir in potatoes, carrots (or turnips), and rosemary. Simmer 1-2 hours.Add corn, green beans, and simmer for 30 minutes longer.