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Beef Stew

Beef Stew is a hearty dish that the whole family will love.

Beef Stew is such a comfort food to my family. I love the aroma of the house when this is simmering on the stove top. I do feel with this recipe that you need patience when cooking because this recipe takes a while, but it is worth it in the end! My boys like it when I make Sugar Cornbread to go with this delicious beef stew. I usually have to make a double batch of the cornbread, or we will run out in my house.

Beef Stew is a hearty dish that the whole family will love.


Be sure to try this easy Beef Stew Recipe. It is a family favorite and will soon be one for you too! It is perfect for a cold winter day. Always a comfort food for us.

Beef Stew

Beef Stew is a hearty dish that the whole family will love.
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Prep Time:20 minutes
Cook Time:2 hours
Total Time:2 hours 20 minutes


  • 2 pounds cubed beef stew meat
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon crumbled
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 large potatoes peeled and cubed (I like to use red potatoes and I use about 6-7 medium size ones)
  • 4 whole carrots cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 stalks celery cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons cold water


  • In a large pot or dutch oven, cook beef in oil over medium heat until brown.
  • Dissolve bouillon in water and pour into pot.
  • Stir in rosemary, parsley and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 hour.
  • Stir potatoes, carrots, celery, and onion into the pot.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in 2 teaspoons cold water and stir into stew.
  • Cover and simmer 1 hour more.
  • If you want it thicker - take the lid off and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


I like to serve my beef stew over egg noodles.
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Allrecipes.com

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