Hearty Beef Stew: Comfort Food at Its Best

Warm your soul with our Hearty Beef Stew, a comforting dish that brings together the richness of tender beef and the wholesome goodness of vegetables. This stew is a nostalgic journey, reminding you of cherished family gatherings and the joy of sharing a delicious meal. The tantalizing aroma wafting from this simmering pot evokes feelings of comfort and contentment on even the coldest days.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef stew meat, cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 potatoes, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, dried
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary, dried
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, brown the beef cubes over medium heat. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, sauté the onions, carrots, and garlic until softened.
  3. Return the beef to the pot. Add potatoes, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pour in the beef broth and red wine, ensuring the ingredients are well-covered.
  5. Stir in the tomato paste and bring the stew to a gentle boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let the stew simmer for 2 to 3 hours, until the meat is fork-tender.
  7. During the last 30 minutes, add the peas to the stew.
  8. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  9. Serve the Hearty Beef Stew in bowls, accompanied by crusty bread for a truly satisfying experience.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

A comforting and nourishing beef stew that warms the heart and soul.

Nutritional information: Calories: 320, Total Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 28g

Savory, filling, and utterly delightful, our Hearty Beef Stew encapsulates the essence of comfort food. Each spoonful is a reminder of the simple joys in life, as you savor the blend of flavors and the heartiness of the dish. Whether you’re enjoying it on a rainy day or sharing it with loved ones around the table, this stew brings a sense of togetherness and warmth. So gather your ingredients, let them simmer with love, and indulge in the magic of comfort that this stew offers. It’s more than just food; it’s a hug in a bowl.