This classic brown beef stew recipe is so easy to make.It is a one- pot meal full of flavour.It is cooked in a rich savory sauce,this refipe is comfort food at its best.
This simple and healthy beef stew recipe can easily be made in an instant pot,slow cooker,an oven or on a stovetop.
I will share with you different ways to cook this delicious stew so you can make it in whichever way is convenient to you.
How To Make Beef Stew Using An Oven
Preheat the oven to 162 degrees celcius while prepping the ingredients.
season the beef chunks with salt,beef masala and black pepper.Sprinkle the flour over and toss the other seasoned beef to coat it on all sides.
Heat oil in an oven safe skilllet or pot that has a cover.Brown the beef in batchecs,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 to the pot and cook,stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes or until slightly browned.Add beef broth or water,tomato paste,soy sauce.Using a wooden spoon to scrape the browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
Bring the mixture to a simmer,add the beef to the pot.Cover the pot and transfer to the pre heated Oven.Cook the stew for 2 – 3 hours,or until the beef is tender.
Taste the stew and season with additional salt and pepper,if necessary.
How To Make Beef Stew Using A Crockpot
In a crockpot,heat oil over medium heat.Brown the beef in batches on all sides,for 3-4 minutes per batch.
Add the onions,garlic to the pot and cook,stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes or until slightly browned.Add broth or water and let it cook for another minute to deglase the bottom of the Skillet and collect all the flavors.
Add tomato paste,soy sauce.Add in the beef,give it a good mix to combine everything.
Cook on low for 9-10 hours,medium 7-8 hours and high 6-7 hours.
To thicken the stew,30 minutes before serving,remove about 1/2 cups of the sauce, mix it with about 2 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon of flour.Pour it back in and allow to cook qnd thicken up.
Serve and enjoy.
Season the beef chunks with the salt,beef masala,pepper.
Dust the flour over the beef to coat all sides
Heat the oil in a large pot,add the coated beef chunks,cook in batches, for 3-4 minutes
Add onions and garlic to the pot,cook until slightly browned.Add water or beef broth and let it cook for a minute to deglaze the pot and collect flavours.
Add a tomato paste,soy sauce and stir.
Add in the beef.Mix well until everythin is combined.Cook for 3 hours or the meat is tender.To thicken the stew,30 minutes before serving,remove about 1/2 cup of the sauce, mix it wi5h 2 or 1tablespoon of flour.Pour it back in and allow to cook and thicken up.
Serving Size 250g
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 268
- Calories from Fat 73
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 8.1g13%
- Saturated Fat 3.7g19%
- Trans Fat 0.4g
- Cholesterol 86mg29%
- Sodium 165mg7%
- Potassium 807mg24%
- Total Carbohydrate 21g8%
- Dietary Fiber 3.3g14%
- Sugars 4.5g
- Protein 29g58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.