International Beef Stew

International Beef Stew


"This is a combination of three recipes- traditional American, Irish and Italian stews. Cooked very slowly, the beef will be very tender and the flavor unique. Served with yeast rolls or other bread, it makes a full meal."


5 h 20 m servings 573 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 573 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 30.2 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 48.1 g
  • 96%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 138 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 257 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  2. In a large, ovenproof pot, combine beef, onions, carrots, potatoes, celery, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, tomatoes. Season with garlic, rosemary, sage, basil, salt, pepper. Pour in water. Cover tightly with foil and bake 5 to 6 1/2 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • If you make this in a slow cooker, using a slow cooker liner can make cleanup easier.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I tried this recipe for company - 4 adults and 2 children. The children ate but were a bit slow with praise. The adults loved it. Only problem with this is that there's WAY too much rosemary....

Way too much water to be called a stew, so I called it beef soup and the family loved it. I decreased the rosemary and added other spices my family likes. If you want a stew, I'd only add wat...

Excellent Stew! I followed the other recommendations and used less rosemary, way less, only 1/2 teaspoon. I also coated the stew meat in flour and browned in 1/4 cup of butter. I'll make this...

I made this for the fall hunting party of 15. They raved about it!

I was a bit wary about making this stew, but the other reviews made me feel otherwise. I adjusted the rosemary to 1 tablespoon and the flavor was still overwhelming. The meat was not as tender...

Delicous! Finally found stew recipe my husband likes. Spices are outstanding so can probably play with the vegetables. I just make half the recipe. It is sooo easy - dump ingredients into a ...

The best stew I've made yet. I used water to cover the veggies and added cornstarch at the end. Next time I'm definitely going to substitute barley for the potatoes.

We really enjoyed this one. We did decrease the rosemary a lot--by 75%.

Added in red wine and other stuff to try and save the meal, but still didn't enjoy it.