Quick & Easy Beef Stew

This quick and easy recipe shows you how to make beef stew in just 30 minutes, not hours. Using McCormick® Beef Stew Seasoning Mix, a more tender cut of beef and frozen vegetables makes stew a weeknight meal.

Serves: Makes 8 (1-cup) servings.
10 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Coat beef with flour. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add 1/2 of the beef; brown on all sides. Repeat with remaining beef, adding remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Return all beef to skillet.

  • Stir in Seasoning Mix and water. Add vegetables; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Cooking tip

Vegetable Options: Prepare as directed, using 5 cups of your favorite frozen vegetables, such as corn, peas, carrots or green beans or 5 cups assorted cut-up fresh vegetables

Classic Beef Stew: Substitute 1 can (14 ounces) beef broth, 2 teaspoons Lawry's® Seasoned Salt, 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Black Pepper for the Beef Stew Seasoning Mix and water.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 278Calories: 278Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Sodium: 550mgProtein: 25g
  • Total Fat: 14gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g

Ratings & Reviews: 6

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  • Dannilee on 04/13/2014

    This recipe saved my dinner. Thanks. Im not a great cook so I went searching and came across this recipe. thanks again Danni

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  • Sally G. on 08/12/2014

    I have always made my stew from scratch until my sister-in-law had a group over for dinner and she used the stew beef seasoning. I loved it and YES, so much easier. I've never made it from scratch again...about 30 years ago!!!!

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  • Kit on 09/04/2014

    This is really good coming home to on a cold evening. Potatoes, peas, carrots, celery, onion and garlic with tender beef, in gravy; what is there, not to like! The aroma and flavors are great, and comforting. Winner-winner, Yummy beef stew for dinner!

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  • Chris on 03/15/2016

    You can also dredge the meat in the flour and stew seasoning, put it in your crock pot, put the veggies on top, add a can of mushroom soup and let it cook all day. It's a great aroma to come home to.

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  • Michael J. on 03/17/2014

    I love all your spices and use the alot! I tell all my friends to give them a try and they love them!

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  • Judie on 01/01/2015

    I wish you would post a recipe for gluten free beef stew. I have celiac and have tried to duplicate it but somehow it never tastes the same

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