Photo: Tina Evans
6 to 8 servings

Loaded with 5 different veggies, this classic beef stew recipes combines comfort food and nutrition.

How to Make It

Step 1

Trim fat from roast; cut roast into 1-inch cubes. Place cubes and 1/4 cup flour in a plastic bag; seal bag, and shake vigorously to coat.

Step 2

Pour oil into a large Dutch oven; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef, and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned.

Step 3

Add 4 cups water and next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours or until tender.

Step 4

Cut carrots and celery into 2-inch lengths. Peel potatoes; cut potatoes and onions into eighths. Cut bell peppers into 1-inch pieces.

Step 5

Add carrots, celery, potatoes, onions, and bell peppers to beef mixture; cover and simmer 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Step 6

Combine 3 tablespoons flour and 3 tablespoons water, stirring well; stir into stew. Bring to a boil; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until thickened and bubbly.

Step 7

*2 pounds stew meat may be substituted for roast.

Ratings & Reviews

reneway58's Review

December 04, 2010
This is a great recipe! It is hearty, full of flavor and is wonderful to make on a cold,rainy or snowy day. The smell while cooking just says...Hhmmm home!