2 tablespoons olive oil
2 pounds beef stew meat, cubed
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 cups water
2 cups beef broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups potatoes, cubed
2 cups carrots, chopped
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 cup corn kernels
1 cup green beans, chopped into 1-inch pieces
1 cup turnip, chopped (optional)
2 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped (optional)
Directions for Old Fashioned Beef Stew:

In a large pot, warm the olive oil. Add the beef cubes and flour, ensuring the beef is coated well. Brown the meat.
Pour in water, beef broth, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to let it simmer for an hour.
Incorporate the potatoes, carrots (or optionally, turnips), and rosemary. Allow the stew to simmer for an additional 1-2 hours.
Lastly, mix in the corn and green beans, letting it all simmer for a final 30 minutes.
Relish the warmth and flavors of this timeless beef stew!