Beef Stew

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Oct. 17, 2012

Beef Stew is easy to make. All you need is some beef, carrots, potatoes. onions, garlic, beef base, and some tomato paste. You can prepare this stew in under an hour.


Chuck roast 2 1/2 Pound , cut into bite sized pieces
Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
Potatoes 3 Medium , peeled and cubed
Onion 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , chopped
Garlic 2 Tablespoon , chopped
Carrots 3 Medium , peeled and chopped
Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
Beef base/Bouillon cubes 2 Tablespoon
Paprika 2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Butter 2 Tablespoon
Beer 12 Ounce
For thickening the stew
Butter 3 Tablespoon
Flour 3 Tablespoon



1. In a large pot, add the cooking oil.

2. Drop the beef cubes. On medium high heat, brown the meat pieces for couple of minutes. Pull out the meat and set aside.

3. Add the butter.

4. Throw in the garlic and onions. Sauté those until the onions are transparent and the garlic is cooked.

5. Spoon in the paprika and mix it in.

6. Pour in the beer.

7. Add the browned meat back into the pot.

8. Throw in the potatoes and carrots. Pour water so that the contents of pot are covered.

9. Add the beef base and the tomato paste.

10. Let it simmer for 25-30 minutes.

11. In a bowl, mix together the butter and the flour for thickening the stew.

12. After the stew simmers for 30 minutes, add the butter and flour mixture to thicken the stew.

13. You may add other veggies like corn or peas at this stage.


14. Serve in a bowl right away and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 577Calories from Fat 228

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 348 mg14.5%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 47 g94%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet