Swedish Stew

  • Yield: <p>6-8</p> servings


1medium chopped onion
2pounds ground beef or Chuck
11/2teaspoons black pepper (to taste)
1teaspoon salt (to taste)
1can sweet peas (partially drained)
6whole carrots (sliced thinly)
5medium potatoes (sliced thinly)
1large covered casserole dish
5-6tablespoons margerine
1teaspoon dry dill weed


Pour half of meat mixture in bottom of casserole.  Cover meat with one half of the thinly sliced carrots, and one half of the sweet peas .  Proceed to cover this with a layer of the sliced potatoes.

Pour remaining meat mixture over potatoes.  Add remainder of carrots, peas (and juice from peas).  Cover with remainder of sliced potatoes.  Put the 5-6 dabs of margerine (scattered) on top.  Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper, and also the dill weed.

Cover and bake at 325 degs. for 1-1 1/2 hours until potatoes are lightly browned and fork tender.