Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 2 hrs

just give this unusual combination of flavors a try! this is one of the best stews you will ever taste..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in a Dutch oven, brown meat in oil.
  2. add water, bouillon cubes, worchestshire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. cover and simmer for 1 1/4 hours.
  4. add more water to cover beef if necessary.
  5. add carrots, onions with liquid, and cranberry sauce, simmer for 45 minutes.
  6. in small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water.
  7. add to stew; stir until thickened.
  8. add Kitchen Bouquet and heat for 5 minutes.
Most Helpful

I've made this recipe for several years and love it. I like to serve it with potatoes to help absorb the juices and sweetness.

SallyG September 23, 2012

This does have an interesting taste, but it was too sweet for my personal preference. I don't use Kitchen Bouquet, so that might have helped tone down the sweetness a bit. Also, I think I might try jellied cranberry sauce rather than whole-berry. The berries themselves don't survive the cooking process, but the skins sure do, and they don't look or taste very good in the finished product.

Jo Ann L December 21, 2005