Fireman Bob's Hearty Beef Stew my way....

Bob Cooney


This comes from my heart to your kitchen... I have always loved a good Beef Stew...
This brings back memories from when I first started cooking a long long long long time ago....

I truly hope that You enjoy it as much as I love sharing this with all of You :)

Fireman Bob :)


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 to 6
15 Min
4 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 lb
    beef rib eye - cut in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 lb
    pearl onions
  • 2 qt
    beef stock
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    course sea salt - or to taste
  • 2 tsp
    fresh cracked black pepper - or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    allspice - or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 6 large
    carrots - cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 6 large
    red potatoes - diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    thyme - chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fennel - chopped
  • 1 lb
    parsnips - diced
  • 4 stalk(s)
    celery - diced - leaves included
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper - diced
  • 1 large
    green bell pepper - diced
  • 8 clove
    garlic - diced fine
  • 1/2 lb
    peas - fresh or frozen - your choice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    kitchen bouquet - or to your liking
  • 1 stick

How to Make Fireman Bob's Hearty Beef Stew my way....


  1. Cut the rib eye into 1/2 inch cubes...

    Place beef in a large Dutch Oven and add the butter and brown on all sides...

    Drain excess fat off...
  2. Add onion to the Dutch Oven along with beef stock, sugar, salt, pepper, allspice, thyme, fennel, season salt, garlic parsnips, red and green bell peppers, and worcestershire sauce.

    Allow to simmer for 4 hours...
  3. Add the carrots, potatoes, celery, and peas...

    Allow to cook for 30 to 40 more minutes or until vegetables are done to your liking...
  4. When done, take 2 cups of the liquid and add the flour and kitchen bouquet to make the " slurry " to thicken the stew...

    Stir till desired thickness is reached...
  5. Serve hot with a good Crusty Bread...


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About Fireman Bob's Hearty Beef Stew my way....

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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