1 tablespoon vegetable oil0.75 pound boneless beef sirloin steakor top round steak, cut int 1/2-inch cubes3 cups V8® 100% Vegetable Juice1.75 cups Swanson® Beef Broth0.5 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed0.25 teaspoon ground black pepper1 medium potato, cut into cubes (about 1 cup)1 medium carrot, sliced (about 1/2 cup)1 medium onion, coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)1 stalk celery, thickly sliced (about 1/2 cup)
Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until it's well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat.Stir the vegetable juice, broth, thyme, pepper, potato, carrot, onion and celery in the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.