Beef Stew with Onions

Beef Stew with Onions

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 3 hr 15 min
  • Total: 3 hr 30 min
  • Serving: 5

Beef Stew with Onions needs a pile of hot, buttery mashed potatoes!


  • 2 pounds lean beef, cubed
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 18 small whole onions, peeled
  • 1 large can tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon pickling spices
  • 1 tablespoon wine
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Saute beef in large skillet for 15 minutes. Add butter and cook for 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Place beef in large saucepan. Brown onions lightly in skillet. Remove onions and reserve. Add tomatoes to skillet; cook for 5 minutes. Pour over beef in saucepan.
  2. Add last 4 ingredients with 3 cups hot water, mixing well. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Cook for 1 1/2 hours or until meat is tender. Add onions. Cook for 1 hour longer.


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