Jamaican-Style Beef Stew

Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

From Light & Tasty Feb/Mar 2008. Originally submitted by James Hayes of Ridgecrest, California.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add sugar; cook and stir for 1 minute or until lightly browned.
  3. Add beef and brown on all sides.
  4. Stir in the vegetables, broth, barbecue sauce, soy sauce, steak sauce, and seasonings.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender.
  7. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into stew.
  8. Bring to a boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  9. Serve with rice or potatoes if desired.
Most Helpful

5 5

Wow - this was great! I made this exactly as posted, except I did add some salt, which really brought out all the other flavors. There's a lot going on in this stew, but it all works together marvelously. I did need to cook this about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Thanks for sharing this very flavorful stew. Made for PRMR Tag Game.

5 5

This was just delicious, my whole family loved it! I served it over mashed potatoes, yum, and it smelled so good while it was cooking, thanks :)

5 5

I really liked this. I served it over rice, but I think it would be better over mashed potatoes. I'll try it that way next time. Made for Potluck Tag. Thanks for posting!