Beef Stew

Beef stew is a braised beef with root vegetables such as carrots and potatoes. Perfect for cold weather like we are experiencing. Other vegetables includes are sweet peas, celery, sweet pepper and tomatoes. This dish is very similar to mechado or kaldereta and come to think of it, maybe those dishes comes from the world renowned beef stew.

To cook beef stew; Heat oil in a saucepan. Brown beef cubes in the oil, a handful at a time. Remove oil from the saucepan and bring the beef cubes back in the pan. Add in garlic, diced onions, parsley, bay leaf, tomatoes, salt, pepper and soy sauce. Bring to a boil and simmer then cover until meat is tender. Add the remaining vegetables and simmer again for a few minutes. Thicken broth and bread crumbs and stir well until blended. Simmer 5 minutes more and adjust the seasoning. To see the complete recipe with list of ingredients in exact measurements, look below.



 

How to Cook Beef Stew
 
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Recipe type: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 kilo beef briskets
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 2 small carrots, cut into cubes
  • 2 potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup sweet peas
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can sausage, sliced
  • 1 box raisins
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 red and green sweet pepper, cut into strips
  • 2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
Instructions
How to cook Beef Stew:
  1. Heat oil in a saucepan. Brown beef cubes in the oil, a handful at a time.
  2. Remove oil from the saucepan and bring the beef cubes back in the pan.
  3. Add in garlic, diced onions, parsley, bay leaf, tomatoes, salt, pepper and soy sauce.
  4. Bring to a boil and simmer then cover until meat is tender.
  5. Add the remaining vegetables and simmer again for a few minutes.
  6. Thicken broth and bread crumbs and stir well until blended.
  7. Simmer 5 minutes more and adjust the seasoning. Serve hot.

 


Beef Stew