Easy Homemade Beef Stew

Easy Homemade Beef Stew. This recipe serves 6-8 people and should take about 2 hours to prepare and cook. Please keep in mind that this is a rough outline and you may need to adjust the ingredients and cooking times to suit your specific needs.


  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until it is browned on all sides.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, beef broth, red wine, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper to the pot and stir to combine.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the stew for 1 hour, or until the beef is tender.
  4. Add the potatoes, carrots, and frozen peas to the pot and simmer for an additional 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the cornstarch and cold water. Stir the mixture into the stew and cook for 5-10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  6. Serve the stew hot, garnished with additional chopped fresh herbs if desired.

I hope you enjoy this recipe for Easy Homemade Beef Stew! There’s nothing quite like a steaming bowl of hearty stew to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. This recipe is so easy to make and is packed with flavor from the tender beef, aromatic herbs, and rich, savory sauce. It’s the perfect comfort food for any occasion.

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