Buffalo (or beef) stew with sweet potatoes


I made this with buffalo. It can also be made with beef instead

2 lbs buffalo or beef stew meat cut into small cubes
3 tbsp flour
2 medium-large sweet potatoes cut in 1/2 and then sliced
2 medium onion cut in 1/2 and sliced 1/4 in thick
4 medium carrots cut into rounds
4 medium parsnips cut into rounds
1/2 lb mushrooms sliced
1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
4 bay leaves
1 tbsp oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
2 1/2 cups chicken or turkey broth

dredge the meat in the flour and set aside
place the sweet potatoes in a layer at the bottom of a crock pot
layer the onions on top of the potatoes
next layer the carots,parsnips and mushrooms.
layer the meat over all
place the bay leaves on top of the meat
pour the tomatoes evenly over the meat
sprinkle the oregano,pepper and garlic powder over all
pour the broth evenly over all
cook on low 8 hours stiring every hour after the first 5 hours

serves 6-8


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