Chunky Sirloin Beef Stew Recipe
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Chunky Sirloin Beef Stew Recipe

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You don't need to simmer homemade stew for hours when you use a more tender cut of beef, like sirloin steak. This hearty dish will fill you up after a day of sledding or skating.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound beef sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 4 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon browning sauce, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 184 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 306mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein


  1. In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, carrots, celery and onion in oil until beef is browned; drain. Add the broth, garlic, rosemary and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until beef and vegetables are tender.
  2. Combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into beef mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add browning sauce if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chunky Beef Stew in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2004, p1

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2015

"The beef was tender. It was a little heavy on the celery. Flavor was okay."

Reviewed Dec. 30, 2011

"I added cubed potatoes & topped with a herbed dumpling. The best stew I had made. Thanks"

Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"I added cubed potatoes & fresh mushrooms to mine. It was very good."

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2011

"oh mylanta I forgot (: I give this recipe 5 !!! stars

" smilin ""

Reviewed Aug. 31, 2011

"I did add fresh mushrooms..for that added pow!! I also put a smidge of curry powder instead of the rosemary, and served over brown rice.. a keeper for sure " smilin""

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