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beef stew gravy in a pan with a spoon

Old Fashioned Beef Stew Gravy

This beef stew gravy is the epitome of comfort food. Slow cooked and tender, it will transport you straight to your grandmother's kitchen.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword beef gravy, beef stew
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 204kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Cut meat into medium-sized cubes. Preheat a soup pot with oil and brown all the sides of the meat cubes.
    Beef cooking on a pan
  • Dice carrots and onions. Add the veggies to the pot and cook them until they soften. Season with salt and pepper.
    beef, carrots and onions in a pan
  • Add the water to the pot and turn the heat to low. Allow the stew gravy to simmer for at least 45 minutes, or until the beef turns super tender.
    Water added to meats and veggies
  • Whisk flour with a bit of cold water until there are no lumps. Whisk into the stew gravy. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes. Serve alongside your favorite grain or potato dish and enjoy!
    gravy simmering


Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 1829mg | Potassium: 364mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2563IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg