Beef Stew


Soups and stews are the best to warm you up on a wintery night.  This beef stew recipe is simple, easy, and made under an hour!

Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 40 mins | Serves: 4


  • 1 lbs of stew meat beef cubes or beef tenderloin cut into 1” cubes
  • 1/3 cup of celery, chopped
  • 1/3 cup of carrot, chopped
  • 1/3 cup of yellow onion, diced
  • 1 quart of beef broth
  • 2 tbsp of cold water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp thyme
  • 1/2 tbsp oregano
  • salt
  • black pepper


  1. Pat dry the stew meat and season with salt & pepper
  2. Chop & dice the necessary ingredients


  • Heat up a medium size pan with the olive oil over high heat
  • Once the pan is heated up, add the stew meat.  Cook the meat for 3-4 mins until all sides are browned (2 min on the first side, a min for each side after)
  • As the meat is cooking, add beef broth, thyme, oregano, and bay leaves into a medium size pot and heat it up
  • Once the meat is browned, add meat into the broth
  • In the same pan you used to brown the beef, add the butter, carrot, celery, and onion, and cook for 5 min over high heat.  Salt & pepper to taste and stir occasionally to cook vegetable evenly
  • Add the softened vegetable into the pot with the broth and beef
  • In a small bowl, add the flour with 2 tbsp of cold water, mix the flour with the water to create a roux, and add into the broth.  The roux will thicken the stew.

Let the stew cook for 25-30 min on low heat


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