Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew

Rest assured — you’re close to a stew of tender of beef, bathed in rich, silky sauce!

5
Servings
796
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2.5 Pounds stew beef, preferably chuck
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1.5 Cups low sodium chicken broth, beef broth, or water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 Teaspoon fresh chopped thyme or ½ teaspoon dried
  • 3 Tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 Cup dry red wine

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 6 small potatoes, quartered

  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1.5 Cups fresh or frozen peas
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. Heat your 4-quart stock pot over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
2. Working in two batches, brown the beef on all sides in a hot, dry pan. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
3. Add the onions and half a cup of broth to the pot. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes (until the onions are softened). 
4. Stir in the garlic and thyme. Cook uncovered for about 2 minutes.
5. Stir in the flour and tomato paste. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often.
6. Stir in the wine and the remaining broth, scraping the bottom of the pot to ensure it's fully mixed together.
7. Add the beef and bay leaf. 
8. Season with salt and pepper.
9. Cover and cook until steam just begins to escape from under the lid (about 10 minutes).
10. Spin the lid to engage the vapor seal then immediately reduce the heat to low. Cook for 1 hour.
11. Stir in the potatoes and carrots. Cover and cook for 45 to 60 minutes or until the beef is very tender.
12. Stir in the peas and cook for about 10 minutes until the peas are just tender.
13. Serve the meal and eat it up!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
34g
49%
Sugar
21g
23%
Saturated Fat
17g
71%
Cholesterol
189mg
63%
Carbohydrate, by difference
49g
38%
Protein
64g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
7µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
7µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
8µg
9%
Calcium, Ca
63mg
6%
Choline, total
187mg
44%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
42µg
1%
Folate, total
58µg
15%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
68mg
21%
Niacin
12mg
86%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
538mg
77%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
68µg
100%
Sodium, Na
636mg
42%
Water
248g
9%
Zinc, Zn
22mg
100%

Beef Stew Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Beef Stew Cooking Tip

When preparing appetizers try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.