How to make

Beef Stew

Why you'll love it

And this Beef Stew is the definition of a hearty and satisfying comfort food, perfect for cold weather.


– 3 tbsp olive oil – 2 lbs chuck beef – 1 medium onion – 2 garlic cloves – 8 oz mushrooms – 1/2 tsp thyme – 1/2 tsp oregano – 2 tsp paprika – 2 tsp salt – 1/2 tsp black pepper – 3 ribs celery – 1 lb baby carrots – 2 cups baby red potatoes – 1 cup red wine – 2 cups chicken stock – 2 tbsp butter softened – 2 tbsp flour

Step 1

Braise the beef. First, you’ll want to braise or brown the beef chunks in a large dutch oven pot over high heat. Then remove the braised beef chunks and reserve for later.

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Step 2

Cook the onion and garlic. Now, in the same pot, cook the chopped onion and minced garlic until translucent.

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Step 3

Add the mushrooms and spices. Now add the sliced mushrooms and cook until tender. Then you’ll add the spices and simmer them for about 2 minutes.

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Step 4

Add the rest of the veggies and beef. Next, add the celery, carrots, baby potatoes, and reserved braised beef chunks.

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Step 5

Pour in the wine and cook. Add the red wine and chicken stock to the pot and stir. Now place the lid on and bring it to a boil. Then cook the braised beef stew in the oven for 1 hour at 320 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Step 6

Make a roux. Meanwhile, with a fork combine the softened butter with flour.

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Step 7

Thicken the beef stew. After the beef has cooked for an hour, add the flour-butter roux to the pot and cook for an additional hour with the lid back on. Serve.

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