Spicy & Hearty Beef Stew for a Cozy Evening

Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 2 hrs

The following recipe was originally posted on www.fullersfineherbs.com where you can find more recipe ideas and gourmet cooking ingredients. A chunky beef and vegetable mélange in a spicy and saucy gravy. Perfect one dish meal that can also be adapted to a slow cooker meal.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a large, heavy skillet with the oil.
  2. Brown the meat over medium high heat turning as needed; sprinkle with sugar and continue to brown. Dust lightly with flour and continue to brown.
  3. Add the tomatoes, red pepper, herbs, bay leaf, cloves, beef stock and boiling water. Cover and simmer over low heat about 1 hour or until meat is tender.
  4. Add the vegetables except the peas or beans and combine. Continue to cook 30 minutes longer.
  5. Add peas; cook 5 minutes longer.
  6. Serve with French bread or homemade buttermilk biscuits.

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