Cider Beef Stew for Two

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is a downsized recipe for when you have a taste for beef stew but don't want to eat it for days. This stew is also a little different because it has a little sweetness and a little tang to it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add beef and toss to coat.
  3. In a large saucepan or dutch oven, brown beef in oil.
  4. Add cider, water, vinegar, and thyme.
  5. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or until meat is tender.
  6. Add carrots, potato, and onion.
  7. Return to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.


Most Helpful

Outstanding! The stew is very rich and perfect on a cold winter day. The onions were browned along with the meat and everything was cooked in a slow cooker for several hours. This made 3 nice servings along with a green salad and recipe #210708. Made for *Comfort Cafe*

PaulaG January 01, 2009

Very easy to make and was a hit with the family. We had this with rice and bread to sop up the gravy - will make this again.

NovaM April 28, 2009

Laura we had this for supper tonight and I have to say it was so incredibly good! Absolutely yummy and I highly recommend it to all who live where it is cold and snowy! It sure hit the spot! I'd give it 10 stars if it was possible! Jelly

HotPepperRosemaryJelly January 03, 2009

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