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Best Ever Beef Stew

John Pereira: "Good. I added more of the stock and 120ml of wine" Read More
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  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon seasoning salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 onion (large, diced)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons beef demi glace (or beef Swanson Flavor Boost or Better than Bouillon)
  • 4 red skinned potatoes (medium to large, washed & diced)
  • 3 large carrots (peeled & sliced)
  • 1 stalk celery (diced)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium5% DV130mg
    Fat6% DV4g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs10% DV30g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories170Calories from Fat35
    Total Fat4g6%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat35
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    John Pereira a year ago
    Good. I added more of the stock and 120ml of wine
    Jon U a year ago
    I had to use regular beef bouillon because i couldn't find any of the suggested products. It still turned out great and i will definitely be making it again!
    Beth a year ago
    This was great - easy to make and the only ‘negative’ I had was that the poor dogs whined, chuffed and begged for the 8 hours it was in the crock pot. The smells truly are amazing but even the ups guy tried to sneak a sniff and made a comment!!
    Toliver 2 years ago
    Very hearty and rich.
    frankie 2 years ago
    i added peas to the recipe it came out good. but i think it needed something, tasted a bit plain
    Mama Duck 2 years ago
    Super delicious!! We’ll be sing this one again for sure!
    Hloni Loate 2 years ago
    I modified it a little. a great meal it was
    Collins 2 years ago
    Delicious.. i used beef broth instead... Great flavors
    Marquita F. 2 years ago
    We were pretty pleased with this recipe. I love stewed tomatoes so added a can of them (diced) & it was a good addition. Five out of six gobbled it down quickly (that's three out of four kids, 5-10 years old). Perfect for a chilly day like this!
    Carol Bacon 2 years ago
    Terrible cannot get directions for any of the recipes
    LaRay D. 2 years ago
    great. feed the whole neighborhood. we all loved it
    Kacee Koupal 2 years ago
    I’ve made this recipe several times and it always turns out great! I personally prefer A LOT of flavor. I added onion and garlic powder as well as a little cayenne and lots of garlic salt and pepper. Will continue to make again and again!
    Pittman 2 years ago
    AMAZING! I’ve made this 3 times since finding this recipe a couple weeks ago. It’s such a hit in my house! I even made it with chuck roast and was just as good.
    Tierra Anthony 2 years ago
    Great flavor!!! Was able to use left overs in smothered cabbage dish!🤗
    Sherrod 2 years ago
    Very great flavor!!! Especially if you’re not big on the stewey flavor beef stew usually has. Instead of glacé, I used a beef stew seasonings mix packet. Just put it in with water and sauce in pan and works out fine. If you’re crockpot is deeper than it is wide, you’re gonna need 3 cups of water and half a cup of worcheshire sauce.
    Rios 2 years ago
    It turned out really good, I just added a little bit more of flavoring to it.
    Pete 2 years ago
    This came out pretty good everyone loved it and it was very easy to make will make again
    Dana Martin 3 years ago
    It is great! Family really enjoyed it!
    Sabrina M. 3 years ago
    Needed slightly more broth.
    Easy and delicious added more vegetables just because I like more veggies. Made it more than once.
    Becky Olynik 3 years ago
    Excellent!!! The best beef stew we've ever had. The recipe is easy but the results are great beyond words. I recommend this to all, it's the best I've ever had!
    Jennifer DeCesari 3 years ago
    This is so easy and delicious! We served it in bread bowls and loved it! I added more carrots and potatoes than called for, and slightly more of each of the liquid ingredients as a result. I would make it again
    Karese Laguerre 3 years ago
    Flavorful! Kids wiped it out and asked for more! Used organic beef "better than bouillon" 2tsps with 1 1/2 cups water in place of water and beef demi glace. Would absolutely recommend.
    ScottAnderson 3 years ago
    Very rich stew, worth the (not insignificant) time and effort. Reheats well so great for next day's lunch.
    Rosanna Dobbin 4 years ago
    Absolutely delicious - great recipe and everyone remarked how tasty it was. I used Oxo beef stock cubes instead of the beef glaze as we don't have that here
    Julia Ruth 4 years ago
    delicious! i used beef chuck instead of precut stew meat but next time i make this ill try the precut meat
    Jodie H. 4 years ago
    Seriously the best! I don't cook it quite as long as it will get mushy. I'm not a big meat eater but this is amazing!
    Lorie F. 4 years ago
    So good!! I used beef broth instead of water and added a TBSP of beef broth powder. The meat and veggies ( a added more than the recipe) came out tender and SO flavorful.
    corazon r. 4 years ago
    I made this for my employer but i used beef cubes and it is really good my boss loves it so im going to teach my friend to make this too 👍
    Carisa B. 5 years ago
    This is delicious! My crockpot automatically switches to warm when finished cooking. Would not reccomend this as it cooks it too much and it becomes a "mushy mess". I think next time I will try it on the stove...