Hearty beef stew

Hearty beef stew

Based on 107 ratings

Difficulty

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

Ingredients

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

Utensils

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

Enjoy with

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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.
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 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.