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Easy Beef Stew

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Jo LeRoy: "Very good; would make again. Still not the magica…" Read More
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3Hours
960Calories
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Ingredients

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5 SERVINGS
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (plus more for seasoning)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (plus more for seasoning)
  • 3 pounds boneless chuck roast
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 yellow onion (medium, large dice)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 4 cups low sodium beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 thyme sprigs (fresh)
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 3 celery stalks (medium)
  • 4 yukon gold potatoes (medium, about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup frozen peas
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    960Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories960Calories from Fat510
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat57g88%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol180mg60%
    Sodium1720mg72%
    Potassium1850mg53%
    Protein62g122%
    Calories from Fat510
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A140%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium15%
    Iron70%

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

    Reviews(53)

    Jo LeRoy 8 months ago
    Very good; would make again. Still not the magically perfect beef stew I’m on the hunt for, but certainly no complaints.
    Kelly G. 9 months ago
    Didn’t have the time for 2 hours of simmering so here’s what I did: browned meat and continued the steps through adding stock in cast iron skillet. Put that mixture in pressure cooker for 20 minutes, added vegetables and pressure cooked for additional 15 minutes. Came out perfect!! Tender beef, veggies done to perfection.
    Crissy H. 10 months ago
    Delicious I will make it again.
    Nancy Marotto 10 months ago
    Delish would make it again
    Deanna 10 months ago
    It came out great! I don’t have alcohol in the home, so I substituted it for 1/4 balsamic vinegar w/ 3/4 water, and it added flavor and deglazed the bottom; you just need acidity. At the end I added half a bag of frozen mixed vegetables I let it simmer for a few hours to get the most flavor and tender meat.
    Jonathan 10 months ago
    Pretty well I would of personally did 3/4 cup of wine instead of the full just prefrence
    Gloria Huang a year ago
    Delicious stew! This is my go to recipe for classic beef stew. Family loves it.
    Adam Brown a year ago
    Absolutely amazing, I did add 3 cloves of garlic chopped real fine, in with the onions. Will be adding this dish into a regular rotation.
    Denia Weathers a year ago
    Best beef stew I’ve ever had! It’s my go to recipe and the family loves it.
    Evelyn W. a year ago
    It was easy to make with the beef so tender it was falling apart and the sauce being thick, rich and very tasty. I only had 475g of beef so I halved some of the recipe (oil, flour, potatoes) but kept the onions, carrots, celery, peas, spices, wine and broth at the full amount. Turned out fantastic and the house smelled amazing. Served three people no problem
    Jack Mitchell a year ago
    My first time cooking stew and it turned out wonderfully! Followed the instructions almost exactly - I wasn’t sure if I was meant to keep the same oil in the pot for the onions that I’d used for the meat, but I replaced the oil because it looked kind of gross after frying three batches of meat. I also wasn’t sure if I was meant to stir the stew at all during that first hour of simmering, but my dad said it was okay to stir every now and again, so I stirred it every fifteen minutes to get that film off the top. I really enjoyed this recipe a lot, and my roommate said it was delicious! We can’t wait to eat it throughout the week as leftovers. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us!!! :)
    Michele Rosa 2 years ago
    Very easy to make and really delicious. Will be making this again.
    Jena Kadyk 2 years ago
    There was an ingredient I didn’t care for that gave it a funky smell all through the house. It tasted pretty good though.
    Ellen Hall 2 years ago
    I would cook this again. I was only cooking for 2 so a cut the recipe down and it was really good. Meat tender and veggies not over cooked.
    hoja tsegay 3 years ago
    it's very good, i will definitely make it again
    Charl C. 3 years ago
    Will add some mushrooms next time
    Julie Albu 3 years ago
    I followed the directions exactly and it turned out like sludge after the first hour. I added 2 more cups of liquid and a little bouillon powder and then it was edible
    Vince 3 years ago
    Delicious... a solid go to for winter meals
    Juice 3 years ago
    Great! I love it, I substituted tomato paste with tomato sauce.
    Terri 3 years ago
    It was good, but next time I'll add my own spices.
    Michele Cramar 3 years ago
    Wonderful flavors! Did however substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme instead of fresh and celery flakes instead of stalks. 1 heaping teaspoon.
    Sarah Alharbi 3 years ago
    We made it using beef chuck roast meat and it was delicious. We cooked the meat in a Fagor pressure pot for 20 min then added the veggies for 10ish min. Then we released the pressure and opened the lid and let it simmer for five minutes. It was perfect and quick.
    ineke boscarino 3 years ago
    Delicious!—-I may have put too much salt but still tasty
    Jennifer 3 years ago
    It was good. Might add garlic next time
    Bill Horgan 3 years ago
    It turned out excellent. The whole family loved it including the kids.
    Allison Turcios 3 years ago
    This was an excellent stew. I thought it thickened up quite well, for our tastes, following the instructions. It was a little too sweet for our taste, but I had substituted one ingredient I didn't have and that was probably why.
    Joi 3 years ago
    excellent! flavor profile was very good. instructions were easy to follow. i made couple of adjustments based on my families taste buds. like others, i thickened it as well.
    Jill Chapman 3 years ago
    Was very tasty but a little watery so I added a slurry of cornstarch and water at the end to thicken it up somewhat.
    Joyce McClendon 3 years ago
    Wonderful Rich and filling!
    Atkinson 3 years ago
    This is AMAZING. Make this. Make it now.

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