Stews are a great way to stretch a budget and to add a little something special to a dinner table. It does not have to be cold outside to enjoy a great stew. This recipe is straight from the Little Hoss Ranch and it is a great Texas Beef Stew that is tomato based, easy to make and perfect with cornbread…so go ahead and get your cowboy on with this one.

Texas Beef Stew


  • 1 lb stew meat
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 quart beef broth
  • 1 potato peeled and diced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup celery diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots diced
  • 1/4 cup whole kernel corn
  • 1 14 oz can stewed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Lowery seasoning


  • In a large pot over medium high heat place olive oil. When oil is hot add stew meat and garlic and sear well stirring all the time. When meat is nicely seared add wine, stir well, and let reduce. Add flour and stir well to completely combine. Add beef broth and vegetables and stir to completely combine. Add stewed tomatoes and seasonings, stir well. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and let simmer until all vegetables and meat is tender. Add black pepper to taste. Last step - enjoy and stay warm!