Carrie's Beef Stew

READY IN: 48hrs 25mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

A very simple recipe made with the goodies you already have on hand--nothing fancy but good wholesome food!

Top Review by ngnurse

Wonderful and easy. Perfect for a cold evening's supper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat dutch oven with 1/2 of the olive oil.
  2. Mix flour& salt& pepper together and dust 1/2 the meat, placing in the hot oil.
  3. Brown on all sides and repeat with the rest of the meat, adding more olive oil if necessary.
  4. Remove the meat from the pan and drain on a paper towel.
  5. Add the onion and celery to the pan and add a pinch of salt.
  6. Use the juices from the onion and celery to deglaze the pan, scraping up the brown bits on the bottom.
  7. When the onions & celery start to get soft, add the mushrooms and a pinch of salt.
  8. Sauté until the mushrooms start to "collapse".
  9. Add the carrots, potatoes, bay leaf, steak seasoning, kitchen bouquet, and bullion cube.
  10. Pour the water over and cover, simmering at least 1 hr and 2-3 hours if possible.
  11. If you need thickener, add the flour to the cold water and beat with a fork, strain into your boiling stew and continue to stir until it comes back to a boil, set to simmer and cover again for 15 minutes, check for seasoning.

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