Hearty Beef Stew

Winter is the time of year for thick and meaty stew. This family favorite will have the house smelling wonderful as it simmers to perfection.


1 pound Stew Beef cubed

3 Tablespoons Flour

1 Tablespoon Paprika

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Onion Powder

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

2 Celery Stalks sliced

2 Medium Carrots sliced

3 Medium Yukon Gold Potatoes cubed

1 Medium Yellow Onion chopped

3 Cloves Chopped Garlic

1 Small Can Diced and Stewed Tomatoes

1 Bay Leaf

1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme

3 Cups Beef Broth

1 Teaspoon Tomato Paste

1 Teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce


Mix flour and seasonings in a quart bag. Add beef cubes and shake until well coated. Brown the beef cubes and any remaining flour mixture in the oil over medium heat in a large sauce pan. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until carrots and potatoes are tender and broth thickens. Salt and pepper to taste. Top with fresh parsley.