Southern beef stew is rich, hearty, and full of flavor. One mouthful will give you all of the comfort food vibes you need. This easy beef stew recipe is one of a kind. It has so many mind-blowing flavors and pairs well with my honey cornbread. This stew recipe will become one of your favorite dishes to make. Without further ado let’s jump into this recipe.

Ingredients For Southern Beef Stew?

The ingredient for this Southern beef stew recipe is extremely easy and may even be in your pantry. The ingredient for this recipe is simple and none of them should be hard to find. If you don’t like the red wine that is in this recipe, then you can replace the wine with beef broth or water. The only suggestion I would have would be to make sure you are up to your seasonings.

Olive Oil

Stew beef

Garlic Powder

Black Pepper

Salt

Thyme

Garlic Cloves

Onions

Carrots

Potatoes

Sweet Peas

Tomato Paste

Beef broth

How To Southern Cook Beef Stew?

To cook this delicious beef stew recipe all you need is one pot and the ingredients!

Preheat your cast iron Dutch pan to medium-high.

1. Cut your beef into bite-sized pieces and place in a bowl

2. Generously season your meat.

3. To your pot add your olive oil.

4. Once your olive oil begins to sizzle you need to go ahead and add in your seasoned beef, making sure not to overcrowd the pot with the meat.

5. Brown all sides of your stew beef and remove it from the pot. Repeat these steps for any remaining beef. Add extra olive oil if need be.

6. Remove your beef from the pot and set it on the side

7. Add in your onions, garlic, and, carrots then allow to cook until they begin to soften. Stirring occasionally.

8. Sprinkle in your flour and stir for 2 minutes or until flour dissolved

9. Next, add in your red wine & tomato paste and stir until combined

10. To the pot add your beef broth and stir.

11. Lastly, place your stew beef and potatoes into the pot.

11. Season to taste and add in your bay leaf and thyme

12. Place a lid over your pot and cook on medium-low for 2 1/2 hours

Common Questions

What can I pair this easy beef stew with?

You can pair this southern stew beef with rice! Trust me that is all you need. Then again. This recipe is so good you don’t even need the rice. It can be eaten by itself. You can also eat this stew beef recipe with my delicious cornbread as well.

Can I substitute the flour in this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute flour. You can substitute your flour with cornstarch. The only thing you will need to do is to add a ½ cup of water to a cup then add 1 Teaspoon cornstarch and mix. Now, add that in the place of the flour. That’s it!

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Southern Beef Stew

How to make delicious beef stew? If that’s a question you’re asking. Look no further. I’ve got your back. This easy beef stew recipe is one of a kind. It’s having so many mind-blowing flavors. This stew recipe will become one of your favorite dishes to make. Without further ado let’s jump into this recipe.
Southern Beef Stew
Servings: 6 People
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Ingredients 

  • 3 lbs Stew Beef
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • Black Pepper To taste
  • Salt To taste
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Thyme Sprigs
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp All Purpose Flour or Cornstarch
  • 3 Carrots Cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 Russet Potatoes or Yukon(Peeled and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 Cups Beef Broth Low Sodium
  • 1 Cup Red Wine
  • Fresh Parsley Garnish/optional

Instructions

  • Preheat your cast iron Dutch pan to medium-high.
  • Cut your beef into bite-sized pieces and place it in a bowl.
    3 lbs Stew Beef
  • To your pot add your olive oil. Once your olive oil begins to sizzle add in your beef, making sure not to overcrowd the pot with the meat. Generously season your meat. Salt & pepper to taste or whatever kind of seasonings you prefer.
    3 Tbsp Olive Oil, Salt, Black Pepper
  • Brown all sides of your stew beef and remove it from the pot. Repeat these steps for any remaining beef. Add extra olive oil if needed.
  • Remove your beef from the pot and set it to the side.
  • Add in your onions, garlic, and carrots then allow to cook until they begin to soften. Stirring occasionally.
    1 Onion, 3 Carrots, 3 Garlic Cloves
  • Add in your flour and stir for 2 minutes or until flour is dissolved.
    1 Tbsp All Purpose Flour or Cornstarch
  • Next, add in your red wine and tomato paste and stir until combined.
    1 Cup Red Wine, 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • Add in your beef broth and stir.
    2 Cups Beef Broth
  • Place your stew beef & potatoes into the pot. Then season to taste and add in your bay leaf and thyme.
    1 Bay Leaf, 2 Thyme Sprigs, 2 Russet Potatoes or Yukon(Peeled and cut into bite size pieces, Fresh Parsley
  • Place a lid over your pot and cook on medium-low for 2 1/2 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 446kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 52gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 141mgSodium: 491mgPotassium: 1054mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 5195IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 5mg
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef stew recipe, southern stew beef, stew beef

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