How To Cook Beef Bones Stew
Welcome to our blog post on how to cook a delicious beef bones stew. This hearty stew is not only satisfying but also a great source of nutrition. From the rich broth to the tender meat, beef bone stew is the perfect comfort food on a cold winter night. In this post, we'll guide you through the necessary ingredients, the cooking process and some tips and tricks to ensure your beef bones stew is the talk of the town!
Ingredients you'll need
- 2-3 pounds of beef bones (preferably marrow bones)
- 1 large onion, diced
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 3-4 cups of beef broth
- 2 carrots, diced
- 2 celery stalks, diced
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
The cooking process
Now that you have all your ingredients ready, let's get cooking!
Step 1: Roasting the bones
Preheat your oven to 400°F. Brush the beef bones with olive oil and sprinkle some salt and pepper. Place the bones on a baking sheet and roast them for 30-40 minutes, or until browned. This will give your stew a rich, deep flavor.
Step 2: Making the stew
Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add the diced onion and sauté for a few minutes until translucent. Add the minced garlic and cook for one more minute. Next, add the diced carrots and celery and continue cooking for 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are slightly softened.
Add the roasted beef bones and the bay leaves to the pot and pour in the beef broth. Add the tomato paste and stir everything together. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let simmer for 2-3 hours. This slow cooking time will allow the bones to release their flavor and the stew to thicken.
Remove the bay leaves and discard them. Remove the beef bones from the stew and use a fork to shred the meat from the bones. Discard the bones and return the shredded meat to the pot. Give everything a good stir and let cook for another 10-15 minutes until the meat is tender.
Tips and tricks
Here are a few tips to make your beef bones stew even better:
- Use a mix of beef and chicken broth: Using a mix of both types of broth can add more depth of flavor to your stew.
- Add in some herbs: Try adding in a sprig of rosemary or thyme for some extra aroma.
- Serve with a side: A simple side of crusty bread or roasted vegetables can make this stew taste even better.
With these ingredients and steps, you're ready to make a delicious beef bones stew that'll have your family and friends coming back for seconds! We hope you enjoy making and eating this hearty meal.