Joani's "i Don't Know What to Call This" Beef Stew

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I just thought this up tonight, and thought I'd post it before I forgot, and it might change a bit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large stock pot.
  2. Add the onions and garlic, and cook, stirring regularily, for five minutes.
  3. Add the beef, and stir until browned.
  4. Add the tomatoes, water, brouillon, and paprika.
  5. Stir until mixed, increase heat to a boil.
  6. When it's boiling, decrease the heat, cover, and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Add the peppers and potatoes, and let it continue to cook for 15-20 minutes more.
  8. Bon appetit!
Most Helpful

This stew was good, but the broth was too thin for my tastes. I ended up straining off a fair amount of the broth, adding corn starch, flour, beef bullion and onion soup mix, then adding it back in. Next time, I think I'll just use less water.

Jaime P. January 19, 2006