Chunky Thick Italian Beef Stew, an easy delicious healthy beef stew, Italian seasonings in a thick sauce, make it one of the best, Enjoy!|
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4.89 from 9 votes

Chunky Thick Italian Beef Stew

The Perfect cold evening comfort food.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 368kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 1 lb . stewing beef 500 grams, cut into 1/2-1 inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup of tomato puree 204 grams
  • 2 1/2 cups water 575 grams
  • 1 bouillon cube if desired I used a vegetable cube
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 3/4 grams
  • 1 teaspoon basil 1 gram
  • 1 teaspoon oregano 1 gram
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 27.6 grams
  • 1 1/2 cups peas 225 grams, frozen
  • 2 medium potatoes chopped
  • 2-3 medium-large carrots chopped large
  • hot pepper flakes to taste if desired


  • Dredge beef chunks well in flour.
  • In a large pot add 2 tablespoons olive oil, floured beef chunks and brown.
  • Add garlic, tomato puree, salt, basil, oregano, bay leaf,hot pepper flakes, water,bouillon cube, carrots, peas and potatoes cover and bring to a boil on medium-high heat, lower heat, 1/4 uncover and simmer for approximately 30 minutes (until veggies are tender) uncover and raise heat cook until desired thickness. Serve immediately with Italian crusty bread. Enjoy!


Calories: 368kcal