Hearty beef stew

Hearty beef stew

Based on 170 ratings

Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings2
375 g
beef (cubed, for stewing, e.g. chuck)
½
onion
½ clove
garlic
½ tbsp
tomato paste
¼ tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
paprika
¼ tsp
caraway seeds (ground)
¼ tsp
nutmeg
½
bay leaf
200 ml
tomatoes (canned, chopped)
200 ml
water
½
red bell pepper
½
yellow bell pepper
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
sour cream for serving
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Utensils

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

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal302
Protein40 g
Fat11 g
Carb12 g
  • Step 1/5

    Finely slice onion and mince garlic.
    • ½ onion
    • ½ 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.
    • 375 g 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.
    • ½ tbsp tomato paste
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • ¼ tsp caraway seeds (ground)
    • ¼ tsp nutmeg
    • ½ 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.
    • 200 ml tomatoes
    • 200 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.
    • ½ red bell pepper
    • ½ 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.

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