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Beef stew with potatoes and carrots

Beef stew with potatoes and carrots

Beef Stew with Potatoes and Carrots is a delicious and comforting recipe from the meat category. It's made with diced beef, onion, garlic, carrots, celery, beef broth, and diced peeled tomatoes, as well as seasonings like thyme and dried rosemary. Potatoes and peas (optional) are added later in cooking, allowing them to simmer and absorb the flavors of the broth and spices.

Ingredients for Beef Stew with Potatoes and Carrots:

  • 1 kg beef cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into thick slices
  • 2 sticks celery, cut into thick slices
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 can of diced peeled tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 cup peas (optional)

Instructions to prepare Beef Stew with Potatoes and Carrots:

  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the meat and cook until golden brown on all sides, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, carrots and celery and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add the beef broth, peeled tomatoes, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  5. Lower the heat, cover the pot and let it simmer for 1 hour.
  6. Add the potatoes and peas (if using) and cook for another 30-40 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  7. Serve hot. Enjoy your beef stew with potatoes and carrots!

This recipe is perfect for cold winter days, and the deep, rich flavor of slow-cooked meat and vegetables is irresistible. You can serve this stew with freshly baked bread or rice.

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