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Country Style Beef Stew

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Country Style Beef Stew
This stew is easy to make and tastes great. Serve the stew with crusty rolls or biscuits for a great everyday meal.

Cook Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes


  • 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds lean stewing beef, cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried leaf thyme, crushed
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) condensed beef broth
  • 3 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 4 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 12 small white onions
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch


In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add beef; brown well on all sides. Add salt, bay leaf, and thyme, along with the condensed beef broth and 3 cups of the water.

Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add carrots, potatoes, and onions; simmer for about 30 minutes longer, or until vegetables are tender. Combine cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup of water; stir until smooth. Stir cornstarch mixture into the stew. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minutes. Serves 6. More Beef Stew Recipes:
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 5 out of 5
Great recipe!, Member AnsticeJade

I made this for my family tonight. It was a very easy recipe to follow. I doubled it, however, because my family likes large portions. We didn't have the bay leaf, so I made due without it, but it still tastes amazing! Great recipe! Thank you!

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