Homestyle Beef Stew | Slow-Cooked Comfort

Homestyle Beef Stew | Slow-Cooked Comfort

Picture this: it’s a crisp autumn day, and the tantalizing aroma of Homestyle Beef Stew fills your cozy kitchen. This recipe is the embodiment of comfort, a symphony of flavors that have been slow-cooked to perfection. With tender chunks of beef that melt in your mouth and a medley of hearty vegetables, each spoonful warms both your body and soul. Whether you’re gathered around the table with loved ones or simply seeking solace in a bowl of goodness, this stew delivers.


  • 2 lbs stewing beef, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the cubed beef and brown on all sides. Remove and place in the slow cooker.
  2. In the same skillet, sauté the onion and garlic until the onion is translucent. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  3. Add the carrots, potatoes, and celery to the slow cooker.
  4. Pour in the beef broth, red wine, and diced tomatoes.
  5. Stir in the bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  7. Before serving, taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  8. Ladle the Homestyle Beef Stew into bowls and savor each comforting bite.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

A heartwarming beef stew slow-cooked to perfection, featuring tender meat and hearty vegetables in a rich broth.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 28g

Picture yourself indulging in a bowl of this Homestyle Beef Stew, the flavors dancing on your palate, evoking memories of comfort and contentment. It’s a dish that not only nourishes your body but also soothes your spirit. As you take that last spoonful, you’re reminded that good things take time – and this slow-cooked masterpiece is a testament to the beauty of patience in cooking. So, gather your loved ones, pour a glass of wine, and savor the simple pleasure of a well-made stew that’s been crafted with care and love.

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