Easy Beef Stew Recipe

Easy Beef Stew Recipe

How To Make Easy Beef Stew

This beef stew will be your next go-to comfort food. It’s made with tender beef, potatoes, and carrots in a perfectly seasoned broth.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • 2lbsstewing beef,trimmed and cubed
  • 3tbspflour
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspblack pepper
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 1onion,chopped
  • 6cupsbeef broth
  • ½cupred wine,optional
  • 1lbpotatoes,peeled and cubed
  • 4carrots,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4stalks celery,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3tbsptomato paste
  • 1tspdried rosemary,or 1 sprig fresh
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • 2tbspwater
  • ¾cuppeas


  1. Combine flour, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Toss beef in flour mixture. 

  2. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven or pot. Cook the beef and onions until browned.

  3. Add beef broth and red wine while scraping up any brown bits in the pan.

  4. Stir in all remaining ingredients except for peas, cornstarch, and water. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 1 to 1½ hours or until beef is tender.

  5. Mix equal parts of cornstarch and water to create a slurry. Slowly add the slurry to the boiling stew to reach desired consistency.

  6. Stir in peas and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Calories: 329.49kcal
  • Fat: 11.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.07g
  • Fiber: 3.85g
  • Sugar: 5.40g
  • Protein: 31.20g
  • Cholesterol: 71.44mg
  • Sodium: 681.78mg
  • Calcium: 67.95mg
  • Potassium: 1289.20mg
  • Iron: 4.05mg
  • Vitamin A: 271.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.59mg
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