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Beef Stew with Leeks

Beef Stew with Leeks

One thing I love most about the holiday season is the home cooked meals. It’s cold, we are all busy, and the last thing we want is fast food from a drive-thru!

We want the comfort foods that will keep us going through all the cooking, shopping, and spending time with loved ones.

You'll love my recipe for Beef Stew with Leeks! This recipe for hearty Beef Stew with Leeks is delicious and satisfying. It's the perfect 'comfort food' to warm you up in this cold weather!

Beef Stew with Leeks

My family loves a nice pot of Beef Stew with Leeks during the holidays. It’s one of our go-to meals because it fills us up and gets us warm in the cold weather. Just talking about it makes me want a bowl right now!

You'll love my recipe for Beef Stew with Leeks! This recipe for hearty Beef Stew with Leeks is delicious and satisfying. It's the perfect 'comfort food' to warm you up in this cold weather!

I made this Beef Stew with Leeks with Hunt’s Petite Diced Tomatoes . They are the purest tomatoes you can buy, and they work great with the other farm-fresh ingredients like carrots and leeks in the stew.

You'll love my recipe for Beef Stew with Leeks! This recipe for hearty Beef Stew with Leeks is delicious and satisfying. It's the perfect 'comfort food' to warm you up in this cold weather!

 

Hunt’s Petite Diced Tomatoes add to the flavor of the beef and pull the stew together for a delicious meal! Plus, the tomatoes are great for a number of recipes. I also like to use them for home made vegetable soup in my slow cooker. They would be great in a pizza or lasagna recipe too!

Below you will find the beef stew recipe that we love having during the holiday season. It’s great served in a bowl or over rice. The choice is yours!

This is something you can either make in the crockpot or oven, and even stovetop. I made it in a dutch oven, and we had it for dinner.

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Beef Stew with Leeks


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 lbs beef stew, cut in 1/2 inch
  • 1 shallot,
  • 2 leeks, white part thinly sliced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tbsp thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • salt/pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Season beef with salt and pepper.
  2. Over medium heat, brown the beef until all the moisture has evaporated.
  3. Add the can of diced tomatoes, stir and cook for a couple of minutes.
  4. Next, add the leeks and allow them to cook until soft and translucent.
  5. Throw in the thyme, bay leaves and pour in the broth (make sure it just covers the meat).
  6. Lower heat and let it simmer for 2 1/2 hours.
  7. Stir every the 30 minutes.
  8. Check on the tenderness of the meat after the 2 1/2 hours.
  9. it’s to your liking add the carrots and allow them to cook for another 30 minutes.
  10. Before serving, taste seasoning
  11. Serve over rice.
  12. Enjoy!

What are your favorite tomato-based recipes? I hope you’ll try my recipe for Beef Stew with Leeks! 

 

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50 Comments

  1. brianne
    12/14/2016 / 4:00 pm

    My children love beef stew! I will have to try this one out!

  2. 12/14/2016 / 1:25 am

    i think Ive had leeks in the past in some indian food. I would like to try them in different recipes like this one!

  3. 12/13/2016 / 1:52 am

    THis looks wonderful for a cold day! I just made a pot roast in the slow cooker today and it really hit the spot on this rainy day!

  4. 12/12/2016 / 8:25 pm

    I love a great soup! Campbells is always a brand I love to use when making new recipes.

  5. 12/12/2016 / 6:36 pm

    This looks so tasty! Homemade stew is one of my favourite meals

  6. 12/12/2016 / 5:14 am

    I love beef stew! This is definitely a new take on it. I agree with everyone else — it 100% is a comfort food. I love how yummy it looks. I am going to make this for my husband later this week!

  7. Reesa Lewandowski
    12/12/2016 / 3:25 am

    We make beef stew regularly! I never thought to add in tomatoes!

  8. 12/11/2016 / 6:20 pm

    Beef stew is the perfect comfort food on a cold evening. My mother has passed down a beef stew recipe that is to die for and I love making it for my family.

  9. Kristen
    12/11/2016 / 1:25 pm

    I love cooking with leeks! This stew looks delicious and like it would be the perfect comfort food for winter.

  10. christina aliperti
    12/11/2016 / 6:11 am

    I love beef stew, it’s so warming and comforting. This looks great and I love the addition of leeks to the recipe.

  11. 12/11/2016 / 3:11 am

    Oh yum! This looks so good! I love and always use Hunt’s tomatoes in my chili and so many other recipes!

  12. 12/10/2016 / 9:22 pm

    I love stews! It’s such great comfort food for when the weather gets cold! It’s finally getting cooler here now!

  13. 12/10/2016 / 8:14 pm

    I love to add Hunt’s Petite Diced Tomatoes lo my sauce recipes. They are always a delicious addition. This recipe will be perfect on a cold snowy day.

  14. Oriana Romero
    12/10/2016 / 8:13 pm

    This Beef Stew looks so delicious and easy to make. I will have to get the ingredients I need to make some this weekend.

  15. Elizabeth Lampman
    12/10/2016 / 8:11 pm

    This recipe looks so good. I use Hunt’s Petite Diced Tomatoes in a lot of my recipes. I will have to make this next week.

  16. 12/10/2016 / 7:59 pm

    This sounds really delicious! I always add diced tomatoes to my soups, and Hunts works really well. I love your recipe idea.

  17. 12/10/2016 / 7:31 pm

    We only use hunts when we make any kind of dish with tomatoes! This looks delish and I love that you added leeks!

  18. 12/10/2016 / 7:03 pm

    I love the addition of leeks! Such a suprise ingredient and so tasty in a stew.

  19. Kristie
    12/10/2016 / 6:37 pm

    This reminds me of the stew my grandmother used to make! Perfect winter treat!

  20. 12/10/2016 / 5:53 pm

    I absolutely love beef stew. I’m going to have to make sure I make it at least a couple of times this winter.

  21. 12/10/2016 / 5:51 pm

    I don’t eat beef, but this looks like a recipe that my husband would love! Looks perfect for a stay in weekend when the weather is cold!

  22. Jeanine
    12/10/2016 / 5:51 pm

    That looks SO good. I haven’t had beef stew in a long time and never with leeks so that would be something worth trying out!

  23. 12/10/2016 / 4:39 pm

    This looks like the perfect stew for this cold winter day. I love leeks, and i have a beef vegetable soup that i use with those and they had so much yumminess to it.

  24. 12/10/2016 / 3:35 pm

    Crazy to say I’ve never had beef stew! It looks so warm and perfect for this time of the year. I need to put this on my list of recipes to do!

  25. Debra
    12/10/2016 / 2:17 pm

    I have never had a leek – does it have a onion flavor? I do love stew though!

  26. Our Family World
    12/10/2016 / 1:51 pm

    I always use Hunts brand of tomato sauce. I love the recipe that you’ve shared. Another delicious recipe to add on my list.

  27. 12/10/2016 / 11:21 am

    yum this looks great. i love comfort food.

  28. 12/10/2016 / 5:37 am

    We love a nice pot of beef stew on a cold winter day. I have never tried it with leeks before, but now I must on my next batch. This recipe sounds amazing!

  29. 12/10/2016 / 4:41 am

    My family also love stew during the winter months. I like to make a huge pot of it and then freeze some of it for an easy, warm comfort meal throughout the rest of the winter.

  30. Kristi
    12/10/2016 / 4:23 am

    Oh that looks like the perfect meal for our cold days that we have coming up this week. I see below zero could be coming our way. Will need soup to keep us warm.

  31. 12/10/2016 / 4:19 am

    I love that you used leeks in this recipe. I don’t have too many recipes with leeks! The flavor looks so good, I can’t wait to try it!

  32. 12/10/2016 / 4:02 am

    I haven’t made a beef stew in a while. Now I’ve got a taste for one. Yum! Thanks for the recipe

  33. Terri Stefes
    12/10/2016 / 2:17 am

    I love be a good beef stew during the winter. I have to Make one over the holiday weekend!

  34. Pam
    12/10/2016 / 1:09 am

    I love a hearty beef stew during the winter. This one looks like a great way to warm up.

  35. 12/10/2016 / 1:01 am

    This recipe sounds fantastic, perfect for this cold weather. I couldn’t tell you the last time I made a stew but they’re so delicious.

  36. 12/10/2016 / 12:59 am

    This looks really good. I haven’t made a stew in a while. If I don’t have canned tomatoes on hand Hunt’s is a brand that I trust.

  37. 12/10/2016 / 12:58 am

    It’s all about soups and stews this time of year. This beef stew looks really delicious.

  38. 12/09/2016 / 11:36 pm

    What a gorgeous and hearty looking dish for this Fall season! I want this now! Thanks for the info!

  39. 12/09/2016 / 10:54 pm

    Hunts is my go to for anything having to do with tomato. Seriously the best brand ever.

  40. 12/09/2016 / 9:43 pm

    I love cozy soups and stews during these colder months and the cold seriously set in today! This looks so good and I could use those tomatoes in so many recipes!

  41. 12/09/2016 / 8:28 pm

    Yum! This recipe looks perfect for a snowy day here in Cleveland! I am also all about a homemade meal and beef stew is a favorite in my family/household!

  42. Catherine Sargent
    12/09/2016 / 8:23 pm

    This looks so yummy. I don’t think I have ever had Leeks. Thanks for sharing this recipe, I will have to give it a try.

  43. 12/09/2016 / 7:55 pm

    oh leeks in a stew is so interesting. I haven’t had a stew in years but this sounds perfect for this cold weather!

  44. 12/09/2016 / 4:04 pm

    That looks absolutely perfect! I needed an idea for a meal for next week. This is exactly what I was looking for.

  45. 12/09/2016 / 2:10 pm

    I just recently started to use leek, and I can’t believe I never used it before! It has such a great. low key flavor, especially when you put it in soups and stews. I can’t wait to try this recipe.

  46. 12/09/2016 / 2:03 pm

    I love that you used leeks in this recipe. Leek is one of my favorite veggies. The flavor is so good, but not overpowering.

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