Beef Stew

Here in the Bahamas we reverse the name and call it “Stew Beef.” You will never catch us saying “Beef Stew” unless, of course, we’re trying to impress visitors, lol!!

While cooking this I discovered that beef stew is really not the rocket science some people make it out to be.

  • 2 lbs stew beef
  • 3 medium russet potatoes
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 small onion (sliced)
  • 1 small green bell pepper (sliced)
  • 2 cups beef/vegetable stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil

  1. Season beef with salt, black pepper, paprika, onion and garlic powders.
  2. Dredge beef in flour
  3. Heat oil in large pot/skillet and brown the beef
  4. Add stock, water and sugar. Cook on low heat for about 1½ hours.
  5. Add vegetables and cook for an additional 30 – 40 minutes.