Brenda Gantt Beef Stew Recipe – Hungarian Chef

Last Updated on March 20, 2024

This delicious dish was first shared on Facebook by Chef Brenda Gantt and since then, her famous Brenda Gantt Beef Stew has been beloved by many. The simple ingredients combined with the rich flavors make this stew, hearty and comforting.

Brenda Gantt Beef Stew can be enjoyed on its own or with a side of rice, bread or even mashed potatoes. Besides, it’s an all-in-one meal that is easy to make and super delicious. In this article, you will learn how to make this amazing dish and also get some tips on what to serve with it.

Brenda Gantt beef stew recipe

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What is Brenda Gantt Beef Stew?

Brenda Gantt Beef Stew has become a viral sensation on Facebook: it’s an easy-to-make, hearty stew that can be served as a main meal or side dish. The ingredients are simple and nutritious, making it an ideal choice for busy weeknights or lazy Sundays.

What does it taste like?

This stew has a savory flavor due to the combination of beef and vegetables which are cooked in a rich tomato-based sauce. The flavors are further enhanced by garlic powder, salt, pepper, rosemary, and other herbs. This hearty dish is sure to warm up any cold winter day!

How did I first get introduced to the Brenda Gantt Beef Stew?

I first heard about this soul food dish from a friend who posted it on their Facebook post. After trying it, I was hooked and knew I had to share it with my friends and family. It quickly became my go-to recipe for friends and family gatherings.

How to make Brenda Gantt Beef Stew?

Making the Brenda Gantt Beef Stew is a simple and straightforward process.

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Ingredients

  • 2 Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 lb Stewing Beef With Fat
  • 3 White Onions, Chopped
  • 3 tbsp extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 lb Stewing Beef With Fat
  • 1 lb Carrots
  • ¾ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 ½ lb Red Potatoes
  • Rosemary For garnish
  • Salt To Taste
  • Ground Black Pepper To Taste
  • 5 cups Water

Step by step instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a big pot, warm olive oil over medium heat. Then, put in the beef, onion, carrots, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for 8 minutes until vegetables are lightly browned and beef is cooked through; stirring occasionally.

Step 2

Add the tomatoes, potatoes, and water. Bring to a simmer then cover the pot with a lid and cook on low for about 2 hours stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Once the stew is cooked through, remove from heat and garnish with rosemary before serving.

Tips

•You can add more vegetables to this recipe if desired such as celery, zucchini, or mushrooms.

•For a richer flavor, you can add some red wine or beef stock to the stew while cooking.

•If the stew is too thick for your liking, add more water or beef broth until it reaches desired consistency.

Brenda Gantt beef stew recipe

Brenda Gantt Beef Stew Recipe

This delicious dish was first shared on Facebook by Chef Brenda Gantt and since then, her famous Brenda Gantt Beef Stew has been beloved by many. The simple ingredients combined with the rich flavors make this stew, hearty and comforting.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brenda Gantt Beef Stew, Brenda Gantt Beef Stew Recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Rebecca Novak

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 lb Stewing Beef With Fat
  • 3 White Onions, Chopped
  • 3 tbsp extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 lb Stewing Beef With Fat
  • 1 lb Carrots
  • ¾ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 ½ lb Red Potatoes
  • Rosemary For garnish
  • Salt To Taste
  • Ground Black Pepper To Taste
  • 5 cups Water

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat and add the beef, onion, carrots, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook for 8 minutes until vegetables are lightly browned and beef is cooked through; stirring occasionally.
  • Add the tomatoes, potatoes, and water. Bring to a simmer then cover the pot with a lid and cook on low for about 2 hours stirring occasionally.
  • Once the stew is cooked through, remove from heat and garnish with rosemary before serving.

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Notes

•You can add more vegetables to this recipe if desired such as celery, zucchini, or mushrooms.
•For a richer flavor, you can add some red wine or beef stock to the stew while cooking.
•If the stew is too thick for your liking, add more water or beef broth until it reaches desired consistency.

Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal
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Nutrition Information

One serving of Brenda Gantt Beef Stew provides approximately:

  • Calories: 243
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Protein: 23.5g
  • Fat: 9.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.7g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sodium: 718mg
  • Cholesterol: 47mg

What to serve with Brenda Gantt Beef Stew?

Brenda Gantt Beef Stew can be served with a variety of sides to complete your meal. Some popular options include mashed potatoes, rice, crusty bread, green beans, or a side salad. Also, for a heartier meal, you can add in some cooked pasta or noodles.

How to store leftover Brenda Gantt Beef Stew?

If you have leftovers from making the Brenda Gantt Beef Stew, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can also freeze the stew (without the potatoes) in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Can pregnant women eat this?

Yes, Brenda Gantt Beef Stew is safe for pregnant women when cooked properly and consumed in moderation. However, it’s always best to consult with your doctor before consuming any type of food while pregnant.

FAQs 

What kind of beef should I use for this recipe?

You can use any type of stewing beef with fat such as chuck, skirt steak or round steak.

Can I add other vegetables to the recipe?

 Yes, you can add any other vegetables you like such as celery, zucchini or mushrooms.

How long can I store leftover stew in the refrigerator?

Leftover stew should be stored in an airtight container and can keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Is it Gluten -Free?

Yes, the Brenda Gantt Beef Stew Recipe is gluten-free.

Wrapping Up

The Brenda Gantt Beef Stew is a hearty and comforting meal that is perfect for any day of the week. It’s easy to make and has delicious flavor to start with. It’s sure to be a family favorite! 

Plus, it can be served with a variety of sides to make an even heartier meal. Whether you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner or something special for the weekend, this stew is sure to hit the spot.

This Facebook viral dish is quite healthy, so it is safe for pregnant women and even kids. Besides, it is incredibly easy to make with just a few ingredients. Enjoy this wonderful dish no matter what the occasion. Please share this recipe with your friends and family, Thank you.

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Rebecca Novak, Registered Dietitian & Chef

Rebecca Novak is a trained chef with over 10 years of experience in the food industry. She has worked in both fine dining and casual Hungarian restaurants and specializes in creating dishes using fresh, seasonal ingredients. She also loves exploring different cuisines worldwide, which allows her to bring unique flavors and ideas to the recipes she creates for Hungarianchef.com. Read more

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