Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This stew is awsome! It serves a family of 4 perfectly for dinner. And it goes great with cornbread.I used a family recipe and adjusted it a little to please the whole family.


  1. coat meat with flour then brown in the oil in a skillet on stove top.
  2. takes about 2 minutes on med heat.
  3. lightly salt and pepper while browning.
  4. In a stew pot place meat and cover with water.
  5. Add onion, rosemary, celery seed, and boullion cubes.
  6. Simmer on medium heat for 2 1/2 hours or until meat real tender.
  7. May have to add more water occasionally.
  8. After meat is tender, add potatoes and carrots and cook till vegetables are tender.
Most Helpful

Nice simple recipe and was glad there was no corn starch or too much of a tomato flavour. Made this vegetarian with portobello mushrooms and veggie stock. Excellent -- just like a 'beef' stew from before I became veg. Added worcestershire sauce and thyme.

Sparklebaby February 08, 2010

I cut the recipe back to two servings - no problem. I added a stalk of celery. The stew was very tasty, do again recipe.

Bergy October 12, 2007