Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew

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

Ready in
3 h and 20 m
5
Servings
571
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!

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Cholesterol
143mg
48%
Protein
58g
100%
Carbs
55g
18%
Vitamin A
256µg
28%
Vitamin B12
5µg
87%
Vitamin B6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C
53mg
89%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.9mg
4.6%
Vitamin K
26µg
32%
Calcium
99mg
10%
Fiber
8g
34%
Folate (food)
74µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
86µg
22%
Folic acid
7µg
N/A
Iron
8mg
45%
Magnesium
123mg
31%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
16mg
79%
Phosphorus
703mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
2089mg
60%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.6mg
34.3%
Sodium
1491mg
62%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
35%
Trans
0.6g
N/A
Zinc
14mg
90%

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