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Beef and Vegetable Stew

I remember having an “aha” moment when I realized that tomatoes are the key to a rich beef gravy in a stew.  In this recipe, I’ve packed in lots of vegetables along with the beef and the Thermomix made it really easy by doing all of the stirring for me!

Serves 4 to 6

Beef Vegetable Stew ThermomixIngredients

1 large onion, peeled and quartered

2 cloves garlic, peeled

20g olive oil

600g rump steak, cut into 3 cm pieces

20g self-raising (all purpose) flour

Salt and pepper, to season

400g can diced tomatoes

250g beef stock

2 carrots, peeled and cut into 2 cm pieces

300g green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 cm pieces

12 button mushrooms, halved


1. Put onion and garlic in the Thermomix and chop with the measuring cup (MC) on for 3 seconds/Speed 5

2. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, add oil and sauté with the MC off for 2 minutes/100C/Speed 1

3. Add steak, flour, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes/Varoma/Reverse/Speed soft

4. Add tomatoes, stock and carrots, stir with the spatula to combine and cook with the MC on for 15 minutes/100C/Reverse/Speed soft

5. Add green beans and mushrooms, stir with the spatula to combine and cook with the MC half off for 10 minutes/100C/Reverse/Speed soft

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5 comments on “Beef and Vegetable Stew

  1. Louise
    January 28, 2016

    Self raising flour? Surely not!

    • ifwehavetoeat
      April 14, 2016

      I read or heard somewhere a long time ago that it works better to thicken a white sauce and I’ve used it ever since – it works so I’ve kept doing it!

  2. I am trying this recipe for the first time, but hubby wants potatoes added, just hope they cook well enough. Will let you know how it goes. Thank you for your recipe

    • ifwehavetoeat
      June 16, 2018

      Hi Andrea, Suggest adding the potatoes with the carrots and making them the same size as the carrots. Might be tricky fitting it all in the bowl though. Maybe try fewer of each veg. Also, try version 2 for a thicker sauce and less tomato flavour.

  3. Thank you so much for you suggestions, I found I added the potatoes at the same time as the beef, and they cooked really well, the boys loved it. Could be a new regular winter dish. Thank you again for your recipe.

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