You can make this basic stew on your stovetop or in your crockpot – whatever you prefer.

How To Make Heavenly Beef Stew

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Preparation:
5 mins
Cooking:
1 hr 45 mins
Total:
1 hr 50 mins
Serves:
8

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 onion sliced thin
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 lb beef roast cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 cup beef broth
  • 4 carrots sliced
  • 15 mushrooms halved

Instructions

  • Heat oil, and sauté garlic and onions in Dutch oven. Remove.
  • Mix together flour, salt and pepper. Dredge meat in flour mix in a small bowl and brown well in the oil (add more if necessary).
  • Return onion and garlic to pot. Add carrots, beef broth and thyme plus wine if you are using.
  • Simmer, covered for 1 1/2 hours or until tender. Sauté mushrooms in 1 Tbs. butter for 5 minutes.
  • Add to meat and mix gently. Simmer for 10 more minutes on very low heat.
  • Serve with fresh French bread, and a salad. You can also serve over biscuits, noodles or rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 932mg | Potassium: 846mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5117IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 4mg