What Are Some Easy Recipes for Beef Stew?

What Are Some Easy Recipes for Beef Stew?

What Are Some Easy Recipes for Beef Stew?

Easy recipes for beef stew include McCormick's, Pillsbury's and Taste of Home's recipes for beef stew. Each recipe uses a different cooking method for the stew, including boiling, slow-cooking and baking.

To make McCormick's recipe, coat 2 pounds of sirloin steak cubes with 3 tablespoons of flour. Brown half of the meat in 1 tablespoon of oil on all sides, and repeat with the remaining beef. Add the beef, 1 package of beef stew seasoning mix, 3 cups of water and 5 cups of vegetables to a pot. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 15 minutes.

To make Pillsbury's recipe, layer 1 1/2 cups of baby carrots, 2 cubed potatoes and 1 chopped celery stalk in a slow cooker. Next, add 1 pound of beef stew meat coated with 1 package of beef stew seasoning. Pour in 1 cup of water and layer 1 cup of corn and 1 cup of green beans on top. Cook on low for eight to 10 hours.

To make Taste of Home's recipe, coat 3/4 pound of chuck roast cubes with 2 tablespoons of flour, 3/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Brown the meat in a Dutch oven with 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, and add 1 can of tomato soup, 1 1/4 cup of water, 3/4 cup of chopped onion and 1/4 teaspoon of dried basil. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour, add 2 diced potatoes as well as 2 chopped carrots, and bake for another hour.