Amazing Beef Stew


Big ass beef roast, cut into pieces, dredged in seasoned flour, browned in oil

6-7 potatoes

3 onions (I add the last one towards the end so it has visible onion pieces in it)

1# carrots

1/2# frozen peas (add right before you take off heat)

1/2 box of baby Bella mushrooms, diced

2 jars Mushroom gravy

1 large can stewed tomatoes

Water to thin as needed

Salt, pepper, seasoned salt, dehydrated garlic

I threw in a Cascabel pepper but it’s really only there to look pretty lol


In a large pot, heat the oil and stir in the beef and flour until browned.

Pour in the water and broth and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 1 hour.

Mix in the potatoes, carrots and simmer for 1 to 2 more hours.

Mix in the onion, mushrooms and simmer for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information:


Calories: 400 kcal | Total Fat: 15 grams | Saturated Fat: 5 grams | Cholesterol: 50 milligrams | Sodium: 800 milligrams | Total Carbohydrates: 30 grams | Dietary Fiber: 5 grams | Sugars: 5 grams | Protein: 25 grams

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use a different type of meat instead of beef roast?

Absolutely! While beef roast is traditional, you can substitute it with other cuts of beef like chuck roast or stewing beef.

You can also use lamb or pork for a different flavor.

Can I use fresh mushrooms instead of baby Bella mushrooms?

Yes, you can certainly use fresh mushrooms instead of baby Bella mushrooms.

Feel free to use your favorite variety or whatever is available.

Do I have to use mushroom gravy?

No, you can use any type of gravy you prefer or even make your own from scratch.

Mushroom gravy adds a rich flavor, but beef gravy or onion gravy would work well too.

How can I adjust the thickness of the stew?

If the stew is too thick for your liking, you can add more water or beef broth to thin it out.

Conversely, if it’s too thin, you can let it simmer uncovered for a bit longer to reduce and thicken.

Can I make this stew ahead of time?

Absolutely! In fact, beef stew often tastes even better the next day as the flavors have more time to meld together.

Simply store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator and reheat it when you’re ready to enjoy.

Can I make this stew in a slow cooker instead of on the stovetop?

Yes, you can adapt this recipe for a slow cooker.

After browning the beef, transfer all ingredients to a slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-6 hours.

How do I adjust the seasoning to my taste preferences?

Feel free to adjust the seasoning according to your taste.

Add more salt, pepper, or garlic if desired, and you can also experiment with different herbs and spices.

Can I use fresh peas instead of frozen peas?

Yes, you can use fresh peas if they are in season.

Simply add them towards the end of the cooking time to prevent them from overcooking.

Is it necessary to use mushroom gravy, or can I use another type of gravy?

While mushroom gravy adds a unique flavor, you can use beef gravy or any other type of gravy you prefer.

You can also make your own gravy from scratch.

Can I add other vegetables to this stew?

Absolutely! Beef stew is versatile, and you can add vegetables like celery, turnips, or parsnips for additional flavor and texture.

How long can I store leftovers of this beef stew?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Reheat thoroughly before serving.

Can I omit the mushrooms if I don’t like them?

Of course! If you’re not a fan of mushrooms, you can simply leave them out or substitute them with another vegetable.

What can I serve with this beef stew?

Beef stew pairs well with crusty bread, mashed potatoes, rice, or a simple green salad.

Enjoy it with your favorite side dishes!

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