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do you make beef stew? username1 1 child; Chicopee, MA, United States 30921 posts
12th Feb '13

what do you put in it besides the spices, beef and veggies? im looking up recipes and some say just beef broth, others are saying add tomato sauce in it too so i dont know what to do!

Piecey. 4 kids; Camel City, NC, United States 67293 posts
12th Feb '13

just beef, broth, and veggies(potatoes, carrots, onion, celery) in beef stew for us

Zee mama 3 kids; USA 332 posts
status 12th Feb '13

I use a bit of tomato paste and beef broth.

meggymama Due July 30; 97 kids; United Kingdom 510 posts
12th Feb '13

I make mine with gravy and a bit of lea &perrins (worcester sauce) Its personal choice though so try what you like and if it doesnt work dont do it again! :)

Blythe. 1 child; Indiana 22870 posts
12th Feb '13

I like it with tomato juice instead of beef broth

Ꭶwan♥Nemo Due September 24 (boy); 1 child; Kansas City, Missouri 7526 posts
12th Feb '13

carrots
celery
corn
onion
tomatoes
potatoes
pot meat/stew meat
tomato paste
beef broth
spices (pepper, seasoning salt, onion powder etc)

✿LilyBear09✿ 1 child; Oregon 5006 posts
12th Feb '13

I use V8 as my base and add beaf cubes and Woecestershire.

❀Sarah❀ TTC since May 2015; 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Cocking, EU, Europe 133435 posts
12th Feb '13

I put beef-stew meat
an onion that I've caramelized
beef broth
a stout like Young's double chocolate or some bourbon
salt and pepper
all of that in a dutch oven




We make our sides separate, my husband doesnt care for all of it together for some reason.

LoveMyBubbaBoy Due October 4; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Michigan 3214 posts
12th Feb '13

I think I used Emril's recipe for slow cooker beef stew for the liquid and how much meat then I added extra veggies.

Booger & Bubba's Mommy 18 kids; Illinois 8136 posts
12th Feb '13

I do a can of whole tomatoes, celery, carrots, onion, potato, & beef.

Destinite Due August 6 (boy); 1 child; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 34018 posts
12th Feb '13

I use V8 juice as my base. I put carrots, celery, potatoes, onion and garlic in there.
I coat my stew meat in flour, salt and pepper and I lightly brown, drain and transfer to the pot. I will add hot sauce if no kids will be eating it, but now that is rare, so I leave that out.
It is so yummy!

DN⚓JB Due October 13 (girl); 2 kids; Connecticut 374 posts
12th Feb '13

I use beef consomme, tomato soup & water. Season with bay leaves and black peper. Stew beef, caramelized onions, potatoes, green beans, carrots, corn.