Author: Simple Foodie

Beef Stew

Beef Stew

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Servings: 6

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Beef Stew Recipe. The all time classic family meal made with beef and plenty of vegetables.


chuck 3 lbs cut into 1 inch cubes
all-purpose flour 1/2 cup
salt 1 1/2 tsps
black pepper 3/4 tsp
vegetable oil 3 Tbsps
onion 2 chopped
garlic clove 4 diced
carrot 4 peeled , quartered, and sliced thin
celery stalk 2 sliced thin
red wine 1 cup
chicken broth 2 cups
bay leaf 2
thyme (dried) 1 tsp
potato 2 chopped
pea (frozen) 2 cups


  1. In a bowl place the cubed chuck and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine well.
  2. Dust the chuck with the all-purpose flour making sure to coat the meat evenly.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a stock pot over high heat.
  4. Place the chuck into the stock pot and cook on each side for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the onion, garlic, carrot, and celery. Cook until the onion becomes translucent. Stir constantly and scrape the bottom of the stock pot.
  6. Pour in the red wine and continue to scrape the bottom of the stock pot. Pour in the chicken broth and do the same.
  7. Add the bay leaf, thyme, and potato. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cook covered over low heat for 2 hours.
  8. Before serving stir in the frozen peas. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.