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The Best Beef Stew Recipe

The Best Beef Stew Recipe: A Hearty and Flavorful Meal

Introduction: A hearty bowl of beef stew is a comfort food that has been enjoyed for generations. With its rich and flavorful broth, tender chunks of meat, and vegetables, it is a meal that warms the soul and satisfies the palate. Whether you are looking for a hearty lunch or dinner, this classic dish is the perfect solution.


2 lbs Beef Chuck Roast cut into 2-inch chunks, excess fat removed
1 Tsp Kosher Salt
½ Tsp Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
2 Tbsp Gluten-free All-Purpose Flour or Whole Wheat for non-gluten
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
½ Yellow Onion Chopped Large
4 Garlic Cloves minced
1 Large Carrot or two small-medium, cut into 2-inch chunks
2 Yukon Gold Potatoes diced into 2-inch pieces
2 Cups Beef Broth
¼ Cup Tomato Paste
1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 Bay Leaves
2 Tsp Fresh Thyme Leaves to garnish


Preheat oven to 325° F.
Season the beef chunks on all sides with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the flour over and toss the seasoned beef to coat it on all sides
Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Brown the beef in batches, on all sides, for 3-4 minutes per batch. Don’t worry about cooking the beef all the way through at this stage. Transfer the browned beef to a plate and set aside.
Add the onions, garlic, and carrots to the Dutch oven, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes, or until slightly browned.
Add the potatoes, beef broth, tomato paste, bay leaf, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce, and use a wooden spoon to scrape the browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
Bring the mixture to a simmer, stirring, and return the beef to the pot. Cover the Dutch oven, and transfer to the preheated oven
Cook the stew for 2-2.5 hours, or until the beef is very tender. Remove the bay leaf. Taste the stew and season with additional salt and pepper, if necessary. Serve warm.

You may add an additional 1-2 cups of water or more broth if you like to have more broth on your stew

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Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?