Hearty beef stew with vegetables, mushrooms and apples

Hearty beef stew with vegetables

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 120 minutes

There is nothing better than a hot one after harvest time! Here’s a recipe with beef, potatoes, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, celery, zucchini, peppers, and apples. The latter gives the hearty and filling stew a slight acidity that perfectly complements the flavor of the beef and vegetables.

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Hearty beef stew with vegetables
Hearty beef stew with vegetables

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 120 minutes

There is nothing better than a hot one after harvest time! Here’s a recipe with beef, potatoes, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, celery, zucchini, peppers, and apples. The latter gives the hearty and filling stew a slight acidity that perfectly complements the flavor of the beef and vegetables.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 4 votes )

Season: Autumn, Winter | Region: Europe | Preparation: Roast, Stew | Menu: Main courses, Meat dishes | Cuisine: Bulgarian recipes

Ingredients

  • 3-4 sticks of celery
  • 400 g mushrooms
  • 6-7 potatoes
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 courgettes, small
  • 2-3 peppers
  • 2 apples
  • 3-4 tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 400 ml vegetable stock
  • 200 ml apple juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp dried thyme

Instructions

  1. Rinse the beef, pat dry and cut into large pieces.
  2. Peel and finely chop the onion.
  3. Wash and finely dice the celery stalks.
  4. Cut the mushrooms into small slices.
  5. Peel the potatoes and sweet potatoes and cut into bite-sized cubes.
  6. Wash, deseed and roughly dice the courgettes, peppers and apples.
  7. Wash the tomatoes and chop them finely.
  8. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan.
  9. First, sear the beef for about 5-6 minutes.
  10. Then add onions and celery and add the mushrooms.
  11. Stir everything and sauté for another 7-8 minutes.
  12. Then add the remaining vegetables and apples to the saucepan.
  13. Pour in the hot vegetable stock and apple juice.
  14. Season with salt, pepper and thyme and stir .
  15. The broth should cover the contents; if it’s not enough, add a little broth or water to the saucepan.
  16. Then bring everything to a boil.
  17. Finally, cover and let the beef stew simmer over low heat for about 60-80 minutes.

For variations and other flavors, squash or carrots can be substituted for the sweet potatoes.

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • pan
  • mixing spoon