How To Make Beef Stew


If you do not know how to make beef stew then you are missing out on of life’s truly great skills. Beef stew is possibly the ultimate winter comfort food. It is a nutritious, wholesome meal and it can be catered to almost any culinary style.

In these times of recession, a working knowledge of how to make beef stew can provide you with the means to feed your family inexpensively. If you make enough, it actually tastes better reheated and served again. There is nothing better to serve your children on cold and rainy days than a good basic beef stew. With its high beta-carotene content it helps stave of seasonal colds and other maladies.

The beauty of knowing how to make beef stew is that you can tailor it to suit what ingredients you have lying in you refrigerator. As long as you have the basic ingredients for a simple stew you can add spices and other ingredients to suit your families personal tastes.

If you look below or scan the sidebar you can find a recipe for simple beef stew. With this alone you can have a complete flavorsome meal but perhaps you want more! Surf the categories for recipes for perfect variants of this meal. Every recipe is a perfect winner elicited for your pleasure from the public domain so you know it has been proven in kitchens from all over the globe. Who knows maybe you could create your own perfect recipe on how to make beef stew.


This is the most simple recipe for beef stew. If you want to know how to make beef stew then this is the first recipe you need to master!

Simple Beef Stew

how to make beef stew

  • YIELD: 6 Servings
  • PREP: 30 mins
  • COOK: 3 hrs 0 min
  • READY IN: 3 hrs 30 mins



  1. Lightly salt and pepper beef cubes and coat with flour
  2. In hot skillet, saute' with butter floured beef cubes until lightly browned
  3. In a heavy pot saute' onions until clear. Add meat, can of whole tomatoes,3 cups water, bouillon, garlic, and parsley, thyme, salt and pepper. Cover, simmer 1 1/2 hours
  4. Then add carrots, celery, potatoes and small onions. Cook until tender, about 1 hour.


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