Rocky Mountain Stew


This stew has vegetables and beef in a wonderful brown gravy. It is a great meal for a chilly autumn night!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 15 mins
10 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 pounds sirloin tips, cubed

  • 4.3299999237061 cups water, divided

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 4 potatoes, quartered

  • 6 carrots, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can tiny whole onions

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ (10 ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook sirloin in oil until quite brown. Pour 1 cup of water over the meat and drippings and cook, stirring, 2 minutes, until a dark gravy forms. Stir in 3 cups water with the salt, lemon juice, paprika, garlic, sugar, Worcestershire and bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 2 1/2 hours.

  2. Stir potatoes and carrots into simmering stew and cook until tender, 20 minutes.

  3. Stir in onions. In a small bowl, combine flour with remaining 1/3 cup water. Stir flour mixture into stew and cook until stew thickens. Top with peas just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
11g Fat
26g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 920mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 14mg 72%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 585mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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