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Macedonian Stew



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 22.5 mins (20m prep + 2.5m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Macedonian Stew

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat some oil over medium-high heat.
  2. 2.Add the beef stew meat and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the meat from the pot and set aside.
  3. 3.In the same pot, add the diced onion and sliced carrots. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  4. 4.Add the diced potatoes, diced red bell pepper, minced garlic, tomato paste, paprika, ground cumin, dried oregano, and bay leaves. Stir well to combine.
  5. 5.Return the browned beef stew meat to the pot and pour in the beef broth.
  6. 6.Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  7. 7.Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 2 hours, or until the meat is tender and the flavors have melded together.
  8. 8.Remove the bay leaves before serving.
  9. 9.Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
  10. 10.Serve the Macedonian Stew hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can sear the beef stew meat in batches before adding it back to the pot.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add other vegetables like zucchini or mushrooms to customize the stew to your liking.
  • chevron_rightServe the stew with crusty bread or over a bed of fluffy rice for a complete meal.