Hearty beef stew

Hearty beef stew

63 ratings

Ciaran, photographer and freelance event coordinator


„This tasty stew is my favorite Sunday dinner.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
120
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
750 g
beef (cubed, for stewing, e.g. chuck)
1
onion
1 clove
garlic
1 tbsp
tomato paste
½ tsp
cayenne pepper
2 tsp
paprika
½ tsp
caraway seeds (ground)
½ tsp
nutmeg
1
bay leaf
400 ml
tomatoes (canned, chopped)
400 ml
water
2
bell peppers (green, red)
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
sour cream for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 750 g beef (cubed, for stewing, e.g. chuck)
  • 1  onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp caraway seeds (ground)
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1  bay leaf
  • 400 ml tomatoes (canned, chopped)
  • 400 ml water
  • 2  bell peppers (green, red)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • sour cream for serving

Utensils

  • large saucepan with lid
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Pinot Noir
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Nutrition per serving

Cal
302
Protein
40g
Fat
11g
Carb
12g

Step 1/5

Finely slice onion and mince garlic.
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • cutting board
  • knife

Finely slice onion and mince garlic.

Step 2/5

Heat some vegetable oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Sear cubed beef on all sides.
  • 750 beef
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • large saucepan with lid
  • cooking spoon

Heat some vegetable oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Sear cubed beef on all sides.

Step 3/5

Add onion and garlic and sauté for approx. 3 min. until translucent. Add tomato paste and sauté until fragrant. Add cayenne pepper, paprika, caraway seeds, nutmeg, and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp caraway seeds (ground)
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt
  • pepper

Add onion and garlic and sauté for approx. 3 min. until translucent. Add tomato paste and sauté until fragrant. Add cayenne pepper, paprika, caraway seeds, nutmeg, and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 4/5

Add tomatoes and then enough water until meat is submerged. Simmer covered for approx. 1.5 hrs over low heat until the meat is tender.
  • 400 ml tomatoes
  • 400 ml water

Add tomatoes and then enough water until meat is submerged. Simmer covered for approx. 1.5 hrs over low heat until the meat is tender.

Step 5/5

Cut bell peppers into bite-sized pieces and add to stew. Simmer for another approx. 20 - 30 min. until softened. Remove bay leaf and serve hot topped with sour cream.
  • 2 bell peppers
  • sour cream for serving
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut bell peppers into bite-sized pieces and add to stew. Simmer for another approx. 20 - 30 min. until softened. Remove bay leaf and serve hot topped with sour cream.