Northeast Ohio Outdoor Recreation

Go Back   Northeast Ohio Outdoor Recreation > Outdoor Cooking > Dutch Oven Cooking > Dutch Oven Recipes

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-10-2008, 11:46 AM
outdoorxtreme1's Avatar
outdoorxtreme1 outdoorxtreme1 is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: est
Posts: 63
Send a message via AIM to outdoorxtreme1
Default Covered Wagon Beef Stew

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp. margarine or cooking oil
  • 7 small onions
  • salt
  • 3 lbs. beef chunks
  • 7 carrots
  • 1 cup pancake mix or flour
  • 7 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
  • 10-12 oz roll [refrigerated] buttermilk biscuit dough
  • 4 lb. bag "instant" charcoal briquettes
Directions:
This dutch oven can take a couple of hours if you start with raw food. So these directions have you doing some cooking at home before the outing.

Beforehand: Mix 1/2 cup flour, salt and pepper. Rub meat chunks in this mixture, a few chunks at a time. Peel and slice onions. Grease a large frying pan with margarine or cooking oil. Sauté beef and onions until beef is brown and onions are clear. Drain fat off. Let cool. Place in plastic freezer bag and freeze overnight.

Now peel potatoes and cut into 1 inch cubes, approximately. Likewise peel carrots and cut into 1/2 inch sections.

Place potatoes and carrots in microwave oven and cook for about 3 minutes. [Don't put too many in at once.] Likewise, place these in plastic bags and freeze overnight.

On the morning of the outing remove these from the freezer and wrap in several layers of newspaper. Keep out of direct sunlight. They will be thawed and ready to go by cooking time.

Ready to cook: Fire up briquettes. Grease dutch oven, bottom and sides. Add in beef, onions, carrots, and potatoes. Add water [hot better than cold] to just cover the beef. Place oven on coals - 5 or 6 underneath and 20-25 on top. Check in about 20 minutes. Add water if the water has cooked off. Or, add a couple of tsp.'s of pancake mix or flour if it's still watery. Check again in about 10 more minutes. Be sure stew is not sticking to the bottom; if so, remove the underneath briquettes. Meal is done when carrots and potatoes are tender. Let cool for a bit, then check salt and pepper levels. Serve it up!


Serve With:
A salad and salad dressing. For 8 buy about 24 ounces of pre-mixed salad, and an 18-oz plastic jar of dressing.
__________________
"I'd rather be upside down in my kayak
than right side up at my desk"
{\\\\>======<////}



Check out our gear store
www.topogear.com
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.