Homemade Beef Stew Recipe...The Entree That Cooks Itself

Homemade Beef Stew With VegetablesHomemade Beef Stew Recipe

Beef stew is the ultimate comfort food. No matter what time of year, it's sure to warm the bottom of your heart with its hearty combination of rich beef, aromatic vegetables and deliciously flavorful broth.

Best of all, it can be made ahead and tastes even better the next day when all the flavors have had time to meld together. So if you're looking for an easy and satisfying meal that will please even the pickiest of eaters, look no further than beef stew – it's sure to put a smile on everyone's face!

Oh boy do I have a beef stew recipe for you.

If you're looking for some comfort food, you've come to the right place. In my house beef stew is a once monthly, meal the wife loves to cook from early October to late February.

This dish is always convenient because we are always stocked with the main vegetable ingredients.

I mean who doesn't love beef, onions, potatoes, carrots, and celery?

Stew beef is the type of meal that will stick you your stomach, allowing you to leave the table satisfied and filling full. I'm sure you know what I mean.

Just put in a little prep work, add all the ingredients into a crock pot and reap the benefits of a healthy and nourishing meal. This stew beef recipe is so easy it basically cooks itself.

Beef Stew Recipe

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 pound cubed beef stew meat
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2 potatoes - cubed
  • 2 carrots - cubed
  • 1 can whole tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • water

Cookware and Utensils:

  • 1 crock pot
  • 1 large frying pan
  • 1 measuring spoons
  • 1 measuring cup
  • 1 small mixing bowl

Recipe Instructions:

As always the key to great cooking is to be prepared and to use quality ingredients.

  1. Start the recipe of with a little prep work. Cube your potatoes and carrots, chop the onion and slice up your celery stalks.
  2. Next give your beef stew a good rinsing in cold water and pat the meat dry with paper towels and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl form your seasoning mixture by combining and mixing together seasoned salt, onion powder and black pepper. Season you meat using the mixture. Next apply a light coat of flour to the beef stew.
  4. Add vegetable oil to large frying pans and Sauté beef until all sides have browned.
  5. Transfer the beef stew to the crock pot and add whole tomatoes, potatoes, carrots and onions. Add enough water to cover ingredients. Stir to evenly distribute ingredients.
  6. Cook on low heat for 10-12 hours or high heat for 5-6 hours. The beef stew is done when the meat and potatoes are tender.

This recipe provided courtesy of https://www.soulfoodandsoutherncooking.com/

Serve up your beef stew with a side of fresh baked bread and creamy butter for the ultimate comfort food feast. The tender, crusty bread perfectly soaks up all the flavorful broth from the stew, making every bite even more delicious. For an extra bit of indulgence, top it off with a pat of butter for an added burst of flavor that takes your beef stew to the next level.


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