Easy beef stew

Easy beef stew


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About this recipe: Easy to make beef stew. Serve with mashed potatoes or buttery bread. Takes about 3 hours but is worth the wait :)

goldengirl Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 500g stewing beef, cubed
  • vegetable oil
  • water
  • 2 OXO® stock cubes
  • gravy granules
  • 7 carrots, chopped
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 1 turnip, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr10min 

  1. Brown beef in a pot with some vegetable oil.
  2. Add water, OXO cubes and gravy granules to beef. Vary the amount to achieve desired consistency.
  3. Add vegetables to mix.
  4. Leave on a medium low heat for 3 hours to stew. Add salt and pepper to flavour and serve.

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Reviews (2)


Absolutely delicious... I added a bit of basil and mixed herbs and used beef steak (diced) cooked as stated was utter perfection - 12 Jan 2015


Exact way I've been taught to make beef stew . just shows its the best way & versatile add few dried herbs, tomato puree & add extra veg perfection every time :-) - 14 Jan 2015

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