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Curried Beef Stew

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Curried Beef Stew

Curried Beef Stew

Photo: Diana Rattray
This hearty beef stew is jazzed up with a little curry powder and ginger. The stew is made with both sweet potatoes and regular potatoes, along with a variety of vegetables and seasonings.


  • 1 pound lean beef, cut into small cubes
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 scant teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 small to medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 small to medium potatoes, peeled cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup baby lima beans
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes with juice


In a plastic food storage bag, combine cubed beef, flour, curry powder, ginger, onion powder, salt, and pepper; set aside. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add celery and onion; saute until just tender. Add the beef and any excess flour, stirring well. If necessary, add a little more oil. Continue cooking, stirring, until beef is lightly browned. Add beef broth; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add sweet potato, carrots, potatoes, and lima beans. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes longer.
Serves 4 to 6.

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 5 out of 5
A winner!, Member Ivynator

I used this recipe to make stew for the first time, and will definitely continue to make this in the future. Here's what I changed/added: I remember my mom's stew being colorful, so I added about 3/4 cup of corn. I used red potatoes, and cubed 3, instead of 2. I used 2 full cans of Swanson beef broth, which equals to almost 4 cups. I do eat tomatoes, but don't prefer it. I measured 14.5 oz of Campbell's Tomato Juice concentrate. Added just a little more flour since I added more broth. I simmered the stew for longer after I added the vegetables. The soup was colorful, flavorful, and very filling!

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