Savory Beef and Vegetable Stew

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Top Review by John Sauerbeck

i liked this. The flavor was just what I had in mind. I did add 2 hanfuls of barley to the stew and of course that required extra water. The only thing I'll do next time is add some lima beans and corn to the stew.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In hot oil in Dutch oven, brown beef cubes well on all sides.
  2. Remove and set aside.
  3. Add chopped onions, green peppers and celery to Dutch oven and saute until tender- about 8 minutes.
  4. Return beef to pan.
  5. Add parsley, garlic, tomato sauce, wine, bouillon cubes, salt, pepper, thyme, bay leaf and 2 cups of water.
  6. Bring to boiling.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 1 1/4 hours.
  8. Add vegetables (except tomato) and simmer, covered, 1 hour longer or until tender.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Skim off fat.
  11. Mix flour with 2 tablespoons cold water and stir into beef mixture.
  12. Arrange tomato wedges, skin side up, on top.
  13. Simmer covered, 10 minutes, until slightly thickened.

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