This spicy stew is a Derby Day favorite and Kentucky's Favorite stew.
Serves 10-12 people
1 cup each - diced celery and onion
3 # stew meat ( cubed )
1 tsp. each – ground thyme, sage, garlic, and oregano.
1-12oz. can diced tomatoes in juice.
2 cans mixed vegetables
1-7oz. can tomato puree.
2# fresh or frozen okra sliced.
1 Tbsp. Beef base
1 Tbsp. Chicken base
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce.
1 cup sherry wine.
1 cup Red wine.
3# diced potatoes.
Slurry of corn starch to thicken
Brown stew meat with herbs and garlic. Add remaining ingredients and cover with water. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer for a minimum of three hours or until tender Adjust seasoning to taste and thicken if needed with corn starch. ( optional ).