Hearty Beef Stew

Hearty beef, tender potatoes, and savory mushrooms help make this one of the most comforting dinners for a chilly evening.

Hearty Beef Stew
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins


  • 1 pound boneless beef round steak

  • 2 cup chopped onion

  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium beef broth

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound tiny new potatoes, quartered (3 cups)

  • 1 pound carrots, sliced (3 cups)

  • 8 ounce fresh mushrooms, quartered (3 cups)

  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes

  • 3 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed


  1. Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1-inch pieces. In a 4-quart Dutch oven combine the meat, onion, beef broth, water, salt, thyme, black pepper, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1 hour.

  2. Stir in the potatoes, carrots, and mushrooms. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 30 minutes more or until meat and vegetables are tender.

  3. Stir in the undrained tomatoes and tomato paste. Stir in peas; heat through. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

277 Calories
6g Fat
34g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 277
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 517mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 32.5mg 163%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Potassium 1232mg 26%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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