This stew is my all-time favourite comfort food! Oh, man, you are so in for a treat! Feel free to add more ingredients if you want to. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 2 hrs 30 mins | Total Time: 2 hrs 45 mins | Yield: 6 Servings
2 pounds Beef Chuck Roast cut into 2-inch chunks; excess fat removed
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
½ teaspoon Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
2 tablespoons Gluten-free All-Purpose Flour or Whole Wheat for non-gluten
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
½ Yellow Onion Chopped Large
4 Garlic Cloves minced
1 Large Carrot or two small-medium, cut into 2-inch chunks
2 Yukon Gold Potatoes diced into 2-inch pieces
2 c Beef Broth
¼ c Tomato Paste
1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 Bay Leaves
2 teaspoons Fresh Thyme Leaves to garnish
Step 1: Prepare the oven to 160 degrees C or 325 degrees F.
Step 2: Generously season with salt and pepper the beef chunks.
Step 3: Coat the seasoned beef chunks with flour.
Step 4: Place a large Dutch oven on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 5: Add olive oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 6: Add in the beef and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until brown. Make sure to cook them in batches.
Step 7: Place the cooked beef on a clean plate, then set aside.
Step 8: In the same Dutch oven, add the garlic, carrots, and onions. Stir and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until translucent and aromatic.
Step 9: Add in the beef broth, potatoes, bay leaf, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and thyme. Stir and scrape the bottom to get the brown bits.
Step 10: Allow the mixture to simmer.
Step 11: Put the beef back into the pot and stir until well combined.
Step 12: Cover and place it inside the preheated oven.
Step 13: Cook for about 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until the beef is fork-tender.
Step 14: Remove from the oven and discard the bay leaf. Add more salt and pepper if needed.
Step 15: Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 936mg | Potassium: 972mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2223IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 6mg