Classic Beef Stew: Hearty Comfort



Classic Beef Stew: Hearty Comfort

There’s something profoundly comforting about a bowl of Classic Beef Stew. The rich aroma fills the kitchen, promising a hearty and soul-warming meal. Imagine tender chunks of beef, infused with the flavors of aromatic spices and vegetables, simmering in a thick, savory broth. This Classic Beef Stew recipe is not just a dish; it’s a memory of home, of warmth, and of togetherness.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef stew meat, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 potatoes, diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, toss the beef stew meat with flour, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the coated beef and brown on all sides.
  3. Add onions and garlic, sauté until translucent.
  4. Pour in the beef broth and add bay leaves and thyme. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat, cover the pot, and let it simmer for 1.5 to 2 hours until the beef is tender.
  6. Add carrots and potatoes. Simmer for an additional 30 minutes until the vegetables are cooked through.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Classic Beef Stew: Hearty Comfort is a soul-satisfying dish that brings warmth and flavor to your table. Perfect for cold nights or any day you crave a comforting meal.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 350, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 30g

There’s nothing like sharing a bowl of this Classic Beef Stew with your loved ones. The tender beef, the hearty vegetables, and the savory broth create a symphony of flavors that make every spoonful a delight. Whether it’s a family dinner or a gathering with friends, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let the aroma of this hearty stew fill your kitchen. It’s more than just a recipe; it’s a tradition, a taste of home, and a reminder that the simplest meals can bring the greatest joy. Enjoy!

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