How to Cook Beef Stew-Simple Recipe

Here is a simple recipe on how to cook beef stew. It can be enjoyed with any starch such as nshima, rice, pasta and potatoes.

Beef Stew
Photo by @chochomdee

You will need;


1/2 kg beef
2 potatoes, chopped
1 onion chopped
2 carrots
1 tbsp. cooking oil
2 tbsps. Plain flour
2 tbsps. tomato paste
2 beef stock cubes, crumbled


How to cook Beef stew


  1. Cut your beef into pieces and wash
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in a saucepan/pot and heat
  3. Add the beef pieces one by one and sprinkle some salt
  4. Brown the beef on each side and remove from the saucepan/pot
  5. Put the chopped onion and seasoning in the pot and stir for about 3 minutes
  6. Add the tomato paste and mix well
  7. Add the beef and potatoes with hot water and cook for about 20 minutes
  8. Add in carrots as well
  9. Then stir in 2 tablespoons of plain flour, 2 tablespoons of tomato paste and 2 crumbled beef stock cubes.
  10. Cook until the meat is tender and bring to a gentle simmer
  11. The beef stew should have a thick gravy by now
  12. Ready to serve



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