Savory Beef and Vegetable Stew

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Comfort food! This is my all time favorite stew recipe, it never fails to impress.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In hot oil in Dutch oven, brown beef cubes well on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add chopped onions and celery to Dutch oven and saute until tender - about 8 minutes.
  3. Return beef to pan.
  4. Add garlic, tomato sauce, wine, bouillon cubes, salt, pepper,thyme, bay leaf and 2 cups water.
  5. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 1 1/4 hours.
  6. Add vegetables and simmer, covered for 1 hour longer or until tender.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Mix flour with 2 Tbls. of cold water and stir into beef mixture.
  9. Simmer, 10 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  10. Serve.


Most Helpful

Awesome! Had to substitue sherry & grape juice for the wine (had no wine on hand)but it turned out to be another keeper. Husband & son loved it. Will have to try it with the wine next time!

Sharon in Ontario. Canada November 28, 2005

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