Fashioned Beef Stew!? πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹


°3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
°1 pound of lean beef
°1 cup chopped onion
°1 clove minced garlic
°2 1/2 c homemade beef broth 
°1/2 tsp salt
°1/2 tsp dry thyme leaves
°1 bay-leaf
°4 red potatoes (about 1 pound), cutting to 1-inch pieces
°2 carrots, slice ​​1/4 inch thick (for 2 c)
°2 celery stalks, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 1 1/2 cups)
°2 1/2 tablespoons flour
°1/4 cup broth

* instructions:

Heat 2 tsp of oil in  skillet or Dutch oven on medium heat. Brown meat on one side about 5 min, without flip it. Sprinkling with & pepper.
Stirring meat also adding 1 tsp. Oil & fry other 2-3 min. Sprinkling with salt also pepper. Don't crowd meat. Build in 2 batches if obligatiory.
With all the meat browning and in the skillet, reduce the heat to medium. Add onions and garlic. Cooking also stirring for 2-3 minutes, to onions are brown.
Adding broth, salt, thyme also bay leaf. The meat should be submerged so that more broth is added if necessary to cover the meat.
Bring it to a boil. Covering, reduce heat, also simmer for 2 h, check occasionally.
After 2 h, adding potatoes, carrots also celery & bring to  boil. Covering & simmer about 10-15 minutes, to vegetables are tender.
Combine flour with 1/4 cup broth or water, whisking until lumps are gone. Stir in the stew and cook for another 5 minutes, until firm.

Enjoy !