Beef Stew a La Italia

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by TishT

This is a hearty stew that sticks to the ribs and makes you want to have room for more! Yummy with a little garlic bread on the side.

Top Review by Mustang Sally 54269

There are alot of stew recipes out there but this one rates up there. I should also say that I'm not normally a fan of stews but I enjoyed this recipe. It had all the ingredients I like and I even added some finely chopped beets that I needed to use up. It added more flavour & a nice deep rice colour. I also amended for my electronic pressure cooker & it came out very tasty. What probably makes this recipe stand out is the addition of salsa. Very nice recipe, thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place meat on rack of broiler pan.
  2. Broil 4" from the heat until it is lightly browned, turning it once.
  3. Heat oil in large sauce pan or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  4. Add onion and garlic and cook about 3 minutes.
  5. Add meat, tomatoes, potato, picante sauce, basil, oregano, and if desired salt.
  6. Bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and cover, simmering until meat is tender about 1 hour.
  8. Stir in green pepper and zucchini and continue to simmer until vegetables are crisp tender, about 10 minutes.
  9. Ladle into bowls, sprinkle with cheese.
  10. Serve with additional picante sauce.

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