Christmas Eve Beef Stew Recipe

  • 2 1/2 pounds beef stew meat, diced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 (28 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 3 potatoes, cubed
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons tapioca
  • 2 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed
  1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  2. Place beef, tomatoes, celery, carrots, potatoes, onions, and tapioca into a Dutch oven. Season with beef bouillon, thyme, rosemary, and marjoram; stir in red wine. Place the lid on the Dutch oven.
  3. Bake for 5 to 6 hours in the preheated oven. Add peas during last half hour of cooking.