“Beef Stew is always great to have in the winter. If you love stews, this is the one to TRY! Delicious as a clear broth soup, or thicken to make a gravy... BOTH are AWESOME! Make along with Grammie Bea's Herbed Dumplings, and you will be coming back for more!”
2hrs 55mins
1 lg. pot

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs stew meat
  • 6 -8 potatoes, peeled, and quartered
  • 2 large onions, halved, and then sliced
  • 4 stalks celery, diced
  • 6 carrots, sliced thin
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Brown stew beef in a small amount of oil.
  2. Put meat and onions in a pot covered with water. Add salt and pepper to taste, and cook for 2 hrs, adding more water, if needed, as meat cooks.
  3. After cooking for 2 hrs., add the vegetables, and cook another 1/2 hours.
  4. Serve, or if you like the gravy thick follow directions below.
  5. You may thicken the juice by adding 2 T. of corn starch to 1/2 cup cold water and mix, then pour into pan.
  6. Stir, and let cook for a few minutes to thicken to desired consistency.
  7. Serve.

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