What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

What Else Can I Make With Stew Meat?

Generally speaking, stew meat works well in any recipe that asks you to chop and braise chuck or round Just replace the round or chuck with an equivalent amount of stew meat. Here are some recipes to get your beef cooking, along with some dishes you can make.

Yep, beef chili can be made with ground meat. However, it makes sense to upgrade to beef round (also known as stew meat) when beef is the main ingredient. It will become tender and succulent after a few hours of gently simmering it with spices and beans. If you need some inspiration, try the beef chili recipe from Food Network Kitchens.

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Despite its fancy name, this traditional French dish is actually as simple to make as beef stew. Just simmer the beef in red wine instead of stock, and add bacon for flavor. For a recipe, we turn to queen Ina Garten.

Watch co-host Geoffrey Zakarians prepare Beef Stroganoff on Season 16 of The Kitchen.

If you look closely, you’ll see that the beginning of beef stroganoff is similar to that of beef stew. You sear some stew meat with traditional aromatics like onions and carrots after browning it. The surprise is when you mix in the cream cheese and sour cream at the very end and serve everything over buttery noodles. Y-U-M. We have Geoffrey Zakarian to thank for an easy recipe.

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Move over, chicken. Stew meat makes fantastic potpie. Before browning the meat cubes, toss them in a little flour to help the mixture thicken into a silky potpie filling when you add the braising liquid and aromatics.

A dish of homemade three-chile enchilada sauce covered in shredded beef and cheese, known as holla beef enchiladas.

If you’ve ever braise a large cut of meat for several hours and it practically falls apart when a fork is inserted, you can achieve a similar result by cooking stew meat with some tangy vinegar and shredding it for use in oven-ready enchiladas.

While chicken is typically used to make this Hungarian dish, other meats such as lamb, veal, pork, and—yes—beef—can also be used. The main ingredient in the dish is paprika, so for the brightest flavor, try using a jar you recently purchased. This recipe from Food Network Kitchens can be cooked in your slow cooker all day.

Throw in some curry powder, fresh ginger, and garlic, and cook the stew beef slowly with potatoes. Serve with naan and a simple homemade cilantro sauce. There’s no reason not to do this. If this sounds good, head over to Food Network Kitchens recipe.

Molly Yehs, the host of Girl Meets Farm, Season 2, serves goulash with bread dumplings.

Here’s another traditional Hungarian meal that gets its deep flavor from stew meat. For an amazing umami flavor, braise the stew meat with chopped canned tomatoes, tomato paste, and Worcestershire sauce. Next, follow Molly Yeh’s lead and garnish your dish with light homemade dumplings. Get her recipe below.

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What to Make with Stew Meat Besides Stew

Go through your freezer’s supply of meat and save these mouthwatering recipes for when you’re organizing your weekly dinner menu. Additionally, a lot of these recipes freeze well and make even better leftovers, making them ideal for meal prep!

What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

What To Do With Stewing Beef Other Than Stew

6. Slow Cooker Pot Roast

  • Calories: 608
  • Protein: 47 grams

Sliced and served with potatoes and carrots, this pot roast recipe is relatively low in carbs (it has 19 net grams) and high in protein to keep you fuller longer. Carrots have antioxidant carotenoids, which benefit eye and heart health and are linked to a lower risk of various cancers, per the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Get the Slow Cooker Pot Roast recipe and nutrition info from Jessica Gavin.