Beef Stew

READY IN: 3hrs 5mins
Recipe by Dancer

This also can be made in a crockpot. I add different veggies, cubed squash, and 1/2 can baby peas, just added the peas the last 5 minutes of cooking. This is great on a cold winters day. Enjoy!

Top Review by M. Joan

My husband took one bite and said, "this is delicious!" I fully agree. I only had canned mushrooms on hand but will use fresh next time. I added a 1/2 cup of cream sherry. The wine is definitely a great addition. I did add the carrots and mushrooms early and later threw in a few frozen peas with the potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour and pepper; coat beef cubes.
  2. Reserve remaining flour mixture. In 3 tablespoons of hot oil, brown beef, and remove when brown.
  3. Sauté onion, celery and garlic until tender.
  4. Return beef to pan.
  5. Add beef, broth, wine and spices.
  6. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  7. Reduce to simmer, cover and continue cooking for 1-3/4 hours.
  8. Add remaining vegetables and cook covered another 45 minutes longer or until meat and vegetables are tender, but not mushy.
  9. Thicken broth if necessary with 2 tablespoons of the flour mixed with 2 tablespoons water.
  10. Simmer until thick.

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