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Hearty Beef Stew, Recipe

Hearty Beef Stew, Recipe


Hearty Beef Stew, Recipe

Hearty Beef Stew, Recipe


Embark on a culinary journey that will warm your soul and satisfy your cravings with this sensational hearty beef stew. Packed with rich flavors and wholesome ingredients, this comforting dish is a testament to the timeless charm of home-cooked meals. So roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients and prepare to enjoy a plate of pure culinary bliss.


1.2 pounds (approx. 900 g) beef stew, cut into small pieces

2.2 tablespoons olive oil

  1. 1 large onion, diced
  2. 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  3. 4 carrots, peeled and sliced ​​
  4. 4 stalks of celery, sliced ​​

7.3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced


  1. 4 cups beef broth
  2. 1 cup red wine (optional)
  3. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  4. 2 bay leaves

12.1 teaspoon dried thyme

  1. 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  2. Salt and black pepper to taste
  3. 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (optional, for thickening)


  1. Prepare the meat: Braise meat Pat the meat dry with paper towels to ensure good browning.Season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Brown the meat: In a large pot or heavy-bottomed pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the seasoned meat in batches, being careful not to overcrowd the pot, and brown on all sides. This step is crucial to the depth of flavor in your stew.Sobald das Fleisch gebräunt ist, auf einen Teller geben und beiseite stellen.
  3. Die Aromen anbraten: In denselben Topf die gehackte Zwiebel und den gehackten Knoblauch geben. Einige Minuten anbraten, bis es duftet und durchscheinend ist. Dabei gelegentlich umrühren, um ein Anbrennen zu vermeiden.

4.Add the vegetables: Add the sliced ​​carrots, celery, and diced potatoes to the pot. Cook for another 5 minutes to allow the vegetables to soften a little and absorb the flavors.


  1. Deglaze the pot: Pour in the red wine (if using) to deglaze the pot, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom with a wooden spoon. This step adds depth and complexity to your stew.6. Mix ingredients: Add browned meat back to pot. Add  beef broth, tomato paste, bay leaves, dried thyme and dried rosemary. Stir and mix everything. 7. Simmer to perfection: Gently bring the stew to a boil and then reduce the heat.
  2. Cover the pot with a lid and simmer the stew  for 1.5 to 2 hours,  until the meat is tender and the flavors have blended beautifully. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking and ensure even cooking.8. Thicken the stew (optional): If you prefer a thicker consistency, you can mix 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour with a little water to make a paste. Add the mixture to the stew during the last 15 minutes of cooking and  simmer until thickened to your liking.
  3. Adjust seasonings: Taste the stew and season with salt and pepper if necessary.Remove bay leaves before serving.
  4. Serve and enjoy: Ladle the hearty, piping hot beef stew into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley or chopped scallions to add a touch of color and freshness. Pair it with crusty bread or fluffy rice for a complete and satisfying meal.

 Why you’ll love this recipe:


This hearty beef stew is more than just a meal; is a celebration of soothing flavors and nutritious ingredients.Each spoonful is a symphony of tender meat, vibrant vegetables and aromatic herbs, creating a sensory experience that warms you from the inside out.

This stew is not only  incredibly flavorful and filling, but  also versatile and customizable. Feel free to add your favorite seasonal vegetables such as mushrooms, peas or green beans to adapt the recipe to your taste preferences. Additionally, you can adjust the spices and thickness of the stew to suit your personal preferences.

Whether you’re hosting a cozy dinner party, seeking comfort on a cold evening, or just want the taste of home, this hearty beef stew is sure to become a  favorite in your cooking repertoire.So master the art of slow cooking, enjoy the aroma wafting from your kitchen, and enjoy the joy of sharing a nutritious meal with your loved ones.

Enjoy the simple pleasures of home cooking with this timeless recipe and let every spoonful take you to a place of warmth, contentment and culinary bliss. Experience the magic of a homemade stew and the joy of enjoying it together at the table!


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