Granny's Beef Stew

Granny's Beef Stew


"Flavorful and filling beef stew. Best if made the day before serving."


3 h 15 m servings 322 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 322 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 14 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 22.1 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 376 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Coat beef with flour. Place in the pot, and evenly brown on all sides.
  2. Place 2 cups boiling water, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder into pot with beef. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low, and simmer beef for 2 hours, or until tender.
  3. Add onion, carrots, diced tomatoes and potatoes to pot. Continue cooking 30 minutes to 1 hour, until vegetables are soft.
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  1. 23 Ratings


This is a good standard beef stew recipe, but I thought it would have been better with a lot fewer tomatoes, maybe even less than half of what the recipe calls for.

I loved this recipe. I through all the ingredients in the crockpot in the morning, and that evening my husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal. I served rye bread too. Rye bread always goes wll...

This stew was very filling and tasty! Easy ingredients, I had them all around the house so I didnt even have to go to the store; that's points in my book. =)

I made this for the first time almost 2 years ago and it is now a staple meal in our home. I, too, made a change or two, but one change was pure accident. The only canned tomatoes I had ...

this is one of the first things i have cooked from scratch, and was very pleased with the out come. put it this way it made all the women in my family shut up.

The cook times on this recipe seemed to be quite odd, as the vegetables needed more then even an hour. The flavor was very good, the texture was a little thinner then we like so I mixed a little...

i thought this was great. First time i ever made beef stew right. i did add extra veggies though i love it full of them. will definitely make this again.

The stew turned out great...though I did used cubed turkey and chicken instead of the beef...the family loved it!

This recipe delivers an excellent flavor, but I might call it beef soup. It could have easily been thickened by adding flour or whatever, but it tasted so good we ate it as it was. I didn't ha...