Easy Beef and Vegetable Stew

Add fresh herbs from the garden to this soup to suit your taste, and throw in any extra vegetables you may have on hand.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. stewing beef cubes, lean and trimmed of fat
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¾ cup pearl onions
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and thickly sliced
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium turnip, peeled and diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the beef cubes in olive oil. Sprinkle the flour over the meat and stir to coat and distribute.
  • Add the onions, carrots, celery, garlic, potato, turnips, bay leaf, thyme sprigs, and beef broth. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 1 hour. Add peas and simmer 5 more minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf and thyme sprigs. Add the Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. stewing beef cubes, lean and trimmed of fat
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¾ cup pearl onions
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and thickly sliced
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium turnip, peeled and diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the beef cubes in olive oil. Sprinkle the flour over the meat and stir to coat and distribute.
  • Add the onions, carrots, celery, garlic, potato, turnips, bay leaf, thyme sprigs, and beef broth. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 1 hour. Add peas and simmer 5 more minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf and thyme sprigs. Add the Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium250mg
Total Carbohydrate27g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars6g
Protein23g