Hearty Classic Beef Stew

A classic dish that warms the belly and offers a hearty meal with lots of vegetables, flavors, and tender beef.
Hearty Classic Beef Stew | Real Food RN

Bring on winter! This comforting bowl will check all the boxes with your family this season. If you are living low carb, serve it over cauliflower mash, and if you are living very low carb, omit the carrots and use more mushrooms instead. You’ll love this hearty classic beef stew.

Chef Tips:

  • I sear the meat first because the caramelization that is achieved by doing so adds heaps of beefy flavor to the dish – even though it is slow-cooked after.
Hearty Classic Beef Stew | Real Food RN
Yield: Serves 2

Hearty Classic Beef Stew

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

A classic dish that warms the belly and offers a hearty meal with lots of vegetables, flavors, and tender beef.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large non-stick pan. Sear the cheeks on all sides until caramelized, then remove from the pan, setting aside for now.
  2. Add a little more oil to the pan, if needed, and add the onions and garlic. Cook over medium heat until softened. Add the carrots and mushrooms and increase the heat to high. Cook for another 3-5 minutes, stirring regularly.
  3. Pour in the red wine. Once the wine has completely cooked out (evaporated), reduce the heat to low.
  4. Add the broth, all the herbs, and the tomato paste. Once combined, return the meat to the pan. Cover with a lid and leave to cook on low for 3-3.5 hours. Check in every now and then and top up with a splash of water, if needed. This will likely depend on how well-fitting your lid is.
  5. After this time, remove the lid and continue to cook to allow the saucy mix to reduce.
  6. Pick out and discard the herbs, then use two forks to shred the soft meat apart and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve with cauli rice or cauli mash and sprinkle on some fresh thyme.

    Hearty Classic Beef Stew | Real Food RN

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 490Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 760mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 6gSugar: 10gProtein: 54g

CLICK HERE to Pin this Recipe

Order supplements through my Fullscript store.

More to Love

Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Cheeseburger Meatloaf

This delicious cheesy meatloaf is a great way to sneak extra veggies and more protein into your family's meals. It's…
Keto Garlic Tomato Chicken Salad

Keto Garlic Tomato Chicken Salad

This delicious chicken salad is sweet and tangy with bold flavors. It’s easy to throw together for a quick lunch…
Grain-Free Coffee Walnut Brownies

Grain-Free Coffee Walnut Brownies

If you love chocolate, nuts, and coffee, then these rich, decadent grain-free brownies are the perfect treat for you. Plus,…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to Recipe

5 ways to get yourself on a healthy path, today.

This FREE ebook offers 5 quick tips to getting on a road to health, today. Inside, you will find valuable resources to help and inspire you along the way.

Get your FREE copy of this great resource now!

    By submitting your email for this ebook, you also agree to be signed up for the Real Food RN newsletter and other Real Food RN emails. Your information is never sold or given away by Real Food RN.