One-Pot Hearty Beef Stew

Warm your soul with our comforting One-Pot Hearty Beef Stew. This rustic dish brings together the richness of tender beef, the wholesomeness of root vegetables, and the heartiness of flavorful broth. As an experienced chef, I’ve refined this recipe to perfection, making it an ideal choice for a cozy family dinner or for impressing guests with robust flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef stew meat, cubed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 potatoes, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Sear the beef in a large pot until browned. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, sauté onions and garlic until fragrant.
  3. Add carrots, potatoes, and celery. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Return the beef to the pot. Add beef broth and red wine. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low, add diced tomatoes, bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  6. Cover and let simmer for 2 hours, until beef is tender.
  7. Discard bay leaves before serving. Adjust seasoning if needed.

Total cooking time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

A robust and flavorful beef stew that combines tender meat, hearty vegetables, and aromatic herbs. This one-pot wonder is perfect for chilly evenings and gatherings.

Nutritional information: Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 25g

Warm, filling, and full of character, our One-Pot Hearty Beef Stew warms both body and soul. This recipe pays homage to traditional flavors, ensuring a delightful experience for your taste buds. Whether you’re gathered around the table with loved ones or savoring a quiet evening in, this stew is the epitome of comfort food. The succulent beef, melt-in-your-mouth vegetables, and aromatic broth tell a story of care and dedication in the kitchen. From the first savory spoonful to the last, this stew is a reminder that the most memorable dishes are often the simplest ones.

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