Apple Cider Beef Stew
Wed Aug 09 10:26 2023
Apple Cider Beef Stew
Cubed stew beef combines with apples and apple cider to create a simple and sweet meal for the whole family to enjoy! Serve with a hearty, crusty bread.


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 2 pounds cubed beef stew meat

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 ½ cups apple cider

  • ¾ cup water

  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1 large bay leaf

  • 4 carrots, sliced

  • 3 potatoes, cubed

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 2 celery stalks, chopped

  • 1 large McIntosh apple, sliced
  1. Combine flour, salt, pepper, and thyme in a bowl. Toss beef cubes in the flour mixture.

  2. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium-high heat. Working in batches, brown beef cubes on all sides. Combine browned meat, apple cider, water, and cider vinegar in the pot and bring it to a boil. Add bay leaf; reduce heat to low. Simmer, partially covered, for 1 hour.

  3. Stir in carrots, potatoes, onions, celery, and apple and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 1 hour more and serve hot with your favorite sides.

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