Classic Homemade Beef Stew: A Comforting Delight

Delight in the comforting flavors of our classic homemade Beef Stew. This hearty dish is a true comfort food, perfect for warming you up on cold days or providing a satisfying meal for your loved ones. With tender beef, wholesome vegetables, and rich flavors, it’s a delight for your taste buds.

Beef Stew, Homemade Recipe, Comforting Dish, Hearty Meal

Classic Homemade Beef Stew

Experience the comforting delight of our classic homemade Beef Stew. It's a hearty meal that will warm your soul and satisfy your cravings.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Course Main meal
Cuisine South African
Servings 4 servings
Calories 1375 kcal


  • 45 ml oil
  • 1.5 kg stewing beef bone-in
  • 3 onions chopped
  • 1 kg carrots chopped
  • 4 celery stalks chopped
  • 45 ml tomato paste
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 400 grams whole peeled tomatoes
  • 250 ml stockpot beef
  • 125 ml dry white wine
  • 400 grams white mushrooms

Maize Meal

  • 500 ml milk
  • 500 ml water
  • 250 grams maize meal
  • 400 grams whole kernel corn drained
  • 30 ml butter salted


  • Using a large pot, heat the oil and brown the meat.
  • Add the vegetables, except the mushrooms and fry.
  • Add the tomato paste and garlic fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add the beef, tomatoes, stock, and wine simmer for 1 ½ hour.
  • Add the mushrooms and simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is tender.
  • Bringing the milk and water to boil, stir in maize meal and simmer for 20 minutes, add corn to cook through.
  • Stir in butter and serve stew warm with maize meal.


Calories: 1375kcalCarbohydrates: 119gProtein: 114gFat: 48gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 264mgSodium: 15907mgPotassium: 3549mgFiber: 15gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 42461IUVitamin C: 37mgCalcium: 484mgIron: 13mg
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