Hearty Oven Stew

This easy to prepare stew is a fall favourite. Serve with a green salad and whole grain bun for a warm-from-the-hearth meal.

Serves 6


2 tbsp oil
1½-2 lbs organic stewing beef
5-6 organic carrots, peeled and cut into larger chunks - approximately 1-inch pieces
5-6 stalks of organic celery cut into larger chunks - approximately 1-inch pieces
2 medium organic onions, cut into larger chunks
20 nugget organic potatoes (approximately)
3 tbsp tapioca pearls (can be substituted with tapioca granules)
2 tsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
3 c tomato juice


1.     Heat oil in a large oven-proof skillet. Add stewing beef and brown on all sides.

2.     Prepare vegetables and add to the stewing beef.

3.     In a bowl mix together tapioca, salt, sugar and tomato juice. Pour over beef and vegetables.

4.     Cover skillet with foil and bake at 300○F for approximately 4 hours.