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Beef Stew With Corn Bread
Beef Stew:

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 pounds beef stew meat -- cut in 1" pieces
3 tablespoons shortening
5 medium carrots -- chopped
1 can tomatoes - (16 oz) -- cut up
1 can cut green beans - (15 1/2 oz) -- drained
1 package frozen Mexican-style vegetables - (10 oz)
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chili sauce or ketchup
1 tablespoon instant beef bouillon granules

Golden Corn Bread:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 cup milk
1/4 cup melted butter

In plastic bag, combine 1/4 cup of the flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add beef cubes, a few at a time, shaking to coat.In skillet, brown meat quickly in hot shortening; transfer to crockery cooker. Add carrots, undrained tomatoes, beans, Mexican-style vegetables, onion, celery, chili sauce and bouillon granules; mix well. Cover; cook on LOW-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours.

Blend 1/2 cup cold water slowly into remaining flour; stir into stew. Cover; cook on HIGH-heat setting until thickened, 30 minutes. Serve over Golden Corn Bread.

Golden Corn Bread:

Combine all-purpose flour, yellow cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Combine egg, milk, and butter; add to dry ingredients. Stir until moistened.

Pour into well-greased 8- by 8- by 2-inch baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes
This recipe yields 8 servings.

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