Thursday, October 14, 2010

Easy Beef Stew

Tis the Season for soups and stews :-) I made this beef stew recently its been on Chow and Chatter before but worth sharing again, I learnt it from my Mum its easy to make and perfect healthy comfort food.


  • One medium Rutabaga chopped or Swede to us Brits - I bet pumpkin would also be wonderful
  • 2 chopped carrots chopped
  • one large onion chopped
  • 4 carrots chopped
  • one large pack of stewing beef
  • 2 tablespoons of Herbs de Provence (my touch :-)) 
  • 4 cloves of chopped garlic 
  • one liter of beef stock
  • flour to thicken
  • 1/2 a cup of fresh chopped parsley


  1. saute the meat, garlic and onions in olive oil for 5 minutes to brown, coated with a little flour
  2. add vegetables with herbs de Provence and a beef stock 
  3. turn down to a simmer for about 2 hours
  4. just before serving thicken with corn starch
  5. serve with mashed potatoes

What's your favorite fall meal?

 Have a lovely weekend everyone

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