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Traditional Italian Stew with Potatoes Recipe

Traditional Italian Stew with Potatoes Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 40 mins
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Main Courses
Cuisine Italian


Beef Broth

  • 1 pound bones.
  • 1 carrot cut into large pieces
  • 1 celery stalk cut in 2
  • 1 onion cut into 4
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper as needed


  • 2 pounds chopped sirloin steak
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • ½ glass of red wine
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 5 medium-sized potatoes


Beef broth:

  • In a saucepan, place the pieces of bones, a carrot, an onion, a stalk of celery, and a bay leaf.
  • Cover with cold water and cook over low heat for an hour.
  • Ten minutes before turning off, add the salt and pepper.
  • Filter the broth and keep it warm.


  • Put 3 tbsp of oil in a pan and brown the chopped onion, carrot, and celery.
  • In another pan, over high heat, brown the pieces of meat previously cut into cubes in a tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp of oil.
  • Deglaze everything with half a glass of red wine and when the sauce is ready, add it to the pan with the meat.
  • Add three ladles of broth and two tablespoons of tomato paste.
  • Cover with a lid and cook over low heat for an hour, turning the meat to prevent it from sticking.
  • Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and cut them into small pieces, more or less the same size as the meat.
  • Wash them, dry them, and add them to the stew, adding more broth if necessary.
  • Cover and cook for about 40 minutes, until the potatoes are soft but not undone.
  • Adjust the amount of salt if needed and serve.


Keyword Stew with Potatoes
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