Beef Stew Recipe Recipe Video

This Beef Stew Recipe is comforting. It is simple yet all the flavors work in harmony.Beef Stew is made by simmering beef in liquid until it becomes tender. This process makes the beef tender while releasing all its natural flavor. The liquid can be water, beef stock or broth, or even wine. This recipe makes use of beef broth, which is readily available in any grocery store.


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Beef1 Pound, cubed
 Carrots3 Medium, chopped
 Celery ribs1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Potatoes3 Medium, cubed
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Cloves1 Teaspoon, ground
 Bay leaves2 Large, dried or fresh
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon, diluted
 Garlic1 Tablespoon, minced
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Beef broth2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon, ground
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 469 Calories from Fat 196

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.7%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.3 mg

Sodium 1005.5 mg41.9%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.4%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 29 g58.3%

Vitamin A 169.5% Vitamin C 59.5%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 26.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oil in a pot.
2. Sear the beef, add onion, garlic, bay leaves, ground cloves, and paprika. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
3. Pour-in beef broth and let boil. Simmer until beef becomes tender.
4. Add celery ribs, carrots, potatoes, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook for 6 to 10 minutes.
5. Pour-in diluted cornstarch. Stir and cook for a minute more.

6. Transfer to a serving bowl.