Homestyle Beef Stew
There’s something truly comforting about a warm bowl of Homestyle Beef Stew that brings back memories of cozy family gatherings and chilly evenings by the fireplace. This hearty and flavorful stew is a true labor of love, slow-cooked to perfection. With tender chunks of beef, an array of wholesome vegetables, and a rich broth, it’s a timeless recipe that never fails to satisfy both the stomach and the soul.
- 2 lbs beef stew meat, cubed
- 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
- 3 potatoes, diced
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cups beef broth
- 1 cup red wine
- 1 cup peas
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1 teaspoon rosemary
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the beef cubes and brown them on all sides. Remove and set aside.
- In the same pot, sauté the onions and garlic until fragrant and translucent.
- Return the beef to the pot and add carrots, potatoes, thyme, and rosemary.
- Pour in the beef broth and red wine, and stir in the tomato paste. Season with salt and pepper.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover and let it simmer for 2 to 3 hours, until the meat is tender.
- Add the peas in the last 10 minutes of cooking.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
- Serve the Homestyle Beef Stew in bowls, garnished with fresh herbs.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
A classic Homestyle Beef Stew recipe that warms the heart and soul with its tender beef, hearty vegetables, and rich broth.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 28g
As you savor each spoonful of this Homestyle Beef Stew, you’re not just indulging in a meal; you’re experiencing a tradition. The time-honored combination of carefully selected ingredients, patient simmering, and the wafting aromas that fill your kitchen evoke a sense of nostalgia and comfort. Every bite is a reminder of the simple pleasures that come from gathering around the table with loved ones, sharing stories, and relishing in the warmth that this dish brings. Whether it’s a rainy day or a chilly winter evening, this recipe has the power to turn an ordinary meal into a cherished memory.
So, roll up your sleeves and embark on a culinary journey that transcends time. Let the Homestyle Beef Stew be your companion as you create new traditions and continue the legacy of home-cooked goodness.