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Beef Stew with Bay Leaf Recipe


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How To Make Beef Stew with Bay Leaf Recipe

Warm, comforting beef stew with tender meat, potatoes, and vegetables simmered in a flavorful broth with bay leaf.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 20 minutes



  • 1 lb beef stew meat, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 4 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef and brown on all sides.

  2. Add onions and garlic, stirring until softened.

  3. Pour in beef broth and water, add bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

  4. Add carrots and potatoes, and continue simmering for another 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  5. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Discard bay leaves before serving.


  • Calories : 345kcal
  • Total Fat : 16g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 87mg
  • Sodium : 1043mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 23g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 27g
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