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Italian Homemade Beef Stew

An easy homemade beef stew recipe that's full of amazing flavors. This easy Italian beef stew is made with tender beef and fresh vegetables. 

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 serving
Calories: 242kcal


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb stew beef
  • 1 cup carrot sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 russet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 cups white button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 can Muir Glen Crushed Tomatoes
  • 6 cups vegetable broth


  • Heat olive oil in a dutch oven or a heavy bottom pot over medium heat.
  • Saute onion and garlic until golden.
  • Add in the beef and let it sit untouched for a few minutes, until brown on one side.
  • Flip and brown the beef on the other side. Repeat until all sides are brown.
  • Add in carrots, dried rosemary, dried oregano and salt. Mix well.
  • Add in potatoes, mushrooms, crushed tomatoes and vegetable broth. Stir well and turn the heat to medium high.
  • Once the stew starts simmering, turn the heat to medium low, cover and let it cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour and 15 minutes, until the beef is completely cooked.
  • Top with chopped parsley and basil. Serve with crusty bread.


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 1391mg | Potassium: 759mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4064IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg