1 lb stew beef, cubed
1 pkg dry french onion soup mix
pinch season salt
1 tbsp cornstarch
puff pastry (approx. 12"x16")
Place stew beef, seasonings & soup mix in covered casserole dish.
Cover with water & place in oven @ 325F for 2-3 hours (until meat is tender).
Mix cornstarch with enough water to dissolve & pour into stew beef mixture. Stir to thicken gravy (repeat if necessary).
Return to oven for approx. 15 mins.
Roll out defrosted puff pastry on floured surface until thin 12"x16" rectangle.
Increase oven temp to 400F.
Place pastry on ungreased cookie sheet & cut diagonal slashes in pastry.
Bake until golden brown.
Cut into squares & place on servings of beef mixture.
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