Leasing Info: (888)556-9223 | Residents Call: (352)399-2129
PepperTree Apartments
Peppertree Home Page
 
 
 
To Hear All Of
Our Rent Specials
 

Other Communities

Bellamay Grand
GAINESVILLE

Veranda
MOUNT DORA

One 51 Place
ALACHUA

The Quarters
LADY LAKE

Click here to view our other communities.



 
 

Make Homemade Beef Stew in Your PepperTree Apartment Near The Villages, FL

With oversized cabinets, a glass top stove, and a large refrigerator with an ice maker, the kitchen in each unit of PepperTree Apartment Homes is perfect for cooking. A hearty beef stew that is packed with meat and vegetables makes for a one-dish meal that is easily prepared in your kitchen. Even better is that this recipe takes just about 30 minutes to make, instead of requiring hours like some slow-cooker recipes. Here is a recipe for a delicious, quick beef stew:

  • Ingredients:

    • 2 lbs boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes

    • 3 Tbsp flour

    • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil

    • 1 package beef stew seasoning mix*

    • 3 cups water

    • 5 cups of your favorite vegetables, frozen (popular choices include carrots, celery, onions, potatoes, corn, and green beans)

  • Directions:

    • Coat beef with flour

    • Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a nonstick skillet

    • Add half of the beef to skillet and brown on all sides, then remove from skillet

    • Heat the other tablespoon of vegetable oil and brown other half of beef

    • Return all beef to the skillet

    • Stir in seasoning mix and water

    • Add vegetables and bring to a boil

    • Reduce heat to low; cover the skillet and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender

*If you would prefer, you can make your own seasoning mix instead of buying a pre-made packet. Simply mix these spices and use the mixture in lieu of the packet:

  • 1 cup flour

  • 2 tsp oregano

  • 1 Tbsp basil

  • 1 tsp rosemary

  • 1 Tbsp parsley

  • 1 Tbsp salt

  • 2 Tbsp black pepper

  • 2 Tbsp paprika

  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1 Tbsp celery seed

  • 2 Tbsp onion powder

Following these steps, you can enjoy a savory beef stew in your apartment near The Villages, FL in no time. If you are not yet a resident of PepperTree Apartment Homes but would like to be, contact us today for more information or stop by the leasing office for a tour.