2 lbs. stew meat 2 or 3 potatoes, peeled, diced lg. 2 or 3 carrots, cut up 2 onions, quartered 4 c. boiling water 1 ring Portuguese sausage, cut up in 1-inch pieces 1 can tomato sauce
Italian sausage can be used to replace Portuguese sausage.
Dredge meat in flour and brown in cooking oil on all sides. Add boiled water and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours.
Add potatoes, carrots, onions, and sausage. Continue to simmer until all ingredients are cooked. Add a little salt and tomato sauce. Simmer for about 20 minutes longer. Serves 4 to 6. Serve with salad and hot bread.
Can be put in crock pot for easy all-day cooking for us working women.