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BEST EVER Beef Stew

A flavorful, classic beef stew that is packed with flavor! Tender beef, carrots, and potatoes combined with seasonings that makes this the BEST EVER Beef Stew!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Keyword: soup, stew
Servings: 8
Calories: 495kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3 lb chuck roast cut into small pieces
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 5 carrots, chopped
  • 1 lb gold potatoes, diced
  • 3 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Coat each beef piece in the mixture until all pieces are covered.
  • Heat the butter and olive oil in a dutch oven over medium/high heat.
  • Add in the beef and cook until each side is browned, about 5 minutes. *Doesn't need to be fully cooked at this point.
  • Remove beef from dutch oven and add in the carrots, onion, and garlic.
  • Once sauteed for a few minutes, add in the potatoes, beef broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, rosemary, and bay leaf.
  • Add in the beef.
  • Stir to combine everything and continue cooking over medium/high heat until boiling.
  • Reuce heat to low and cover pot with lid.
  • Allow mixture to simmer for about 1 1/2 hours, stirring every so often.
  • About 10 minutes prior to stew being completed, remove the bay leaf and combine the cornstarch and water in a small bowl.
  • Stir mixture into stew and keep lid off.
  • Once stew has thickened, about 5 minutes later, serve in bowls and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 839mg | Potassium: 1125mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 6791IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 5mg
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