Savory Beef Stew All in One Pot

Food & Party 16

beef stewThe long weekend is the perfect opportunity to settle in with a satisfying recipe you might not have time for during the week -- like this savory beef stew.

This go-to version is from the queen of comfort food herself, Paula Deen. The meat stews for a couple hours with carrots, celery, and savory spices. Try it over oven-roasted potatoes and you won't be disappointed.

Beef Stew from Food Network

  • 2 pounds stew beef
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestshire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 or 2 bay leaves
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash ground allspice or ground cloves
  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Heat oil in large skillet. Brown meat. Add water, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, bay leaves, onion, salt, sugar, pepper, paprika, and allspice. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.

Remove bay leaves and garlic clove. Add carrots and celery. Cover and cook 30 to 40 minutes longer.

To thicken gravy, remove 2 cups hot liquid. Using a separate bowl, combine 1/4 cup water and cornstarch until smooth. Mix with a little hot liquid and return mixture to pot. Stir and cook until bubbly.


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ocmom... ocmommy2two

That looks really good.

momof... momoflilangel

this looks and sounds fantastic!

Ashly... Ashlynnsmommy07

yum! I make mine in the crockpot.

frysh... fryshannon34

ooooh I love beef stew

Linda Russell

I make mine almost the same way except I add some frozen peas at the end and potatoes with the carrots and celery.

Peajewel Peajewel

This looks super yummy and there are not a lot of crazy veggies in it!  I may try it out for us at home and not just when we have company.

Pnukey Pnukey

That looks delicious!

maine... mainemusicmaker

"all in one pot" is the ONLY way to make beef stew =)

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