When the temperatures drop, we all crave so comforting and warming food. And what is more satisfying than a hearty, delicious beef stew? The beef stew recipes are aplenty, but we want to share our favorite ones with you!
Tender beef that melts in your mouth, simmered with potatoes, peas, carrots, onions, and the rest of your favorite vegetables - beef stew is the ultimate chilly weather food. Not to mention the mouth-watering aroma cooking beef stew fills the house with.
Treat yourself and your family to this hearty seasonal dish making one of these recipes. And take notes on our tried and tested beef stew essential cooking tips.
The great thing about making beef stew is that you can use pretty much any cut of beef. On top of letting your meat braise or simmer for hours, a few extra tricks guarantee your beef will turn out soft and delicious.
If you’re making a slow cooker or a crockpot, you should always take the time to brown the beef, it does make a difference.
The delicious browned caramelized surface of the meat will add extra rich flavor to your dish.
How to brown beef the right way:
Everyone has a favorite side dish to serve, along with a hearty beef stew. If you don’t know the best side dish to make or want to try something new, here are some ideas for you.