Oven Stew A.k.a. Moving Stew

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

My mother would always make this on "moving" day if any family member was moving. I personally don't like the parsnips, rutabagas or turnips you can add other stewing vegetable or more carrots or potatoes. No need to brown the meat either.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all ingredients in a roaster pan. Do not brown meat. Mix well and cover. Bake at 250 for 4 hours. Comes out with a nice gravy and super easy!


Most Helpful

I did not awards stars to this recipe because it may be that I did something wrong. I did not add any tapioca but I don't see how that would affect my end result. I had planned to add some cornstarch at the end if needed to thicken the sauce. After 3 hours at 250 in a Dutch Oven with a tight lid my veggies were very soft and really over cooked. The aroma was heavenly, the flavor wonderful but as said over cooked. I wish I knew why this happened. There was hardly any sauce left - it had been absorbed by the veggies. I am going to make a wonderful soup out of the remainder by pureeing the veggies/meat and adding more beef stock. It will be enjoyed.

Bergy November 03, 2009

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