Ingredients used for brown beef stew

This recipe comes under stew recipes

  • 400 g of prepared stewing beef
  • 25 g of dripping or oil
  • 75 g of onions
  • 75 g of carrots
  • 25 g of flour or whole meal
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato puree
  • 750 ml of brown stock, bouquet garni clove of garlic

Steps cook brown beef stew

  • Remove excess sinew and fat from the beef
  • Cut beef pieces into the length of 2cm
  • Fry beef quickly in hot till the fat gets lightly browned
  • Add the roughly cut onion and carrot and continue frying to a golden colour.
  • Add the flour and mix in and singe in the oven or brown on top of the stove for few minutes
  • Add tomato puree and stir in with a wooden spoon
  • Mix in the stock, brings to the boil and skim
  • Add the bouquet garni and garlic; season and cover with a lid and simmer gently till cooked, preferably in the oven, approximately one and half hours – 2 hours
  • When cooked place the meat into a clean pan
  • Correct the sauce and pass on to the meat
  • Serve with chopped parsley sprinkled on top of the meat

One portion of the beef stew provides

  • 216 kcals/907 kJ
  • 11.0 g fat of which 2.9 g saturated
  • 7.7 g carbohydrate of which 2.5 g sugar
  • 21.9 g protein
  • 1.0 g fibre