how long to cook beef stew in oven at 400

InstructionsPreheat the oven to 400oF.In a large bowl, crush the tomatoes with your hands and add in the, garlic, broth, Worcestershire sauce, arrowroot, salt, and season with pepper.Place the beef and carrots in a 9 x 13 baking dish and evenly pour over the broth mixture. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400oF.
  2. In a large bowl, crush the tomatoes with your hands and add in the, garlic, broth, Worcestershire sauce, arrowroot, salt, and season with pepper.
  3. Place the beef and carrots in a 9 x 13 baking dish and evenly pour over the broth mixture. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour.

Nothing better than a hearty beef stew for this cold weather! This Dutch oven beef stew is seriously comforting. The beef stew is cooked in the oven for about 2 hours to ensure it is tender and ultra flavorful.

Here in Michigan temperatures are dropping like crazy and…honestly, I’m totally okay with that! Call me crazy, but I love cold weather. Fall and winter are my favorite seasons of the year, and that’s because 1) I get to bundle up in a cozy blanket with a cup of warm apple cider, and 2) I get to eat all the comfort food I can. Can you relate?! Anyone?!

This hearty Dutch oven beef stew is my favorite winter comfort food. It is in our regular dinner rotation because it is that good! My easy oven baked beef stew is hearty, tender, and ultra flavorful. The gravy is perfectly thick, and the vegetables are tender and filling.

And today I’m spilling all the secrets so you can make the most satisfying classic beef stew ever. So let’s get started!

The flavor profile in this easy Dutch oven beef stew is fantastic! The flavors are deep yet so simple. It all starts with the cooking method (hint: browning the meat) and the choice of ingredients for the flavor base.

I swear, guys, the flavors in this hearty Dutch oven beef stew are amazing! You’ll love it.

How to make This easy oven baked beef stew recipe

  • Cut up all your veggies and add them to your baking pan.
  • Add in the spices, diced tomatoes, and beef. Combine all the ingredients together.
  • Bake in the oven until the vegetables soften, and the beef is cooked through.

how long to cook beef stew in oven at 400

what to serve/pair with your slow cooked beef stew

You can store this stew in the casserole dish that you baked it in or transfer it to a different container. Cover the dish with aluminum foil or plastic wrap and store it in the fridge.

To reheat, place the dish in a 350°F oven and heat until warmed through, about 30 minutes. You can also reheat individual portions in the microwave. Just place the amount you want to reheat in a microwave-safe dish and heat for about two minutes.

Tips for making A beef casserole in the oven

  • Cut your veggies into uniform pieces. To make sure everything cooks evenly, it’s important to cut your vegetables into uniform pieces. That means all of the carrots should be the same size, as well as the potatoes, onions, and bell peppers.
  • Use a large roasting pan or Dutch oven. You’ll need a large enough pan to fit all of the ingredients. I like to use either a roasting pan or a Dutch oven.
  • Don’t overcrowd the pan. Make sure there’s enough space in the pan so that the beef and vegetables have room to roast and brown. If your pan is too crowded, the beef and veggies will steam instead of roast.
  • Sear the beef before roasting. To get that nice brown crust on the beef, you can sear it before roasting. Sear the beef in batches so that each piece has enough space in the pan to brown.

InstructionsPreheat the oven to 400oF.In a large bowl, crush the tomatoes with your hands and add in the, garlic, broth, Worcestershire sauce, arrowroot, salt, and season with pepper.Place the beef and carrots in a 9 x 13 baking dish and evenly pour over the broth mixture. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour.

FAQ

What is the ideal temperature for stewing in the oven?

What is the ideal temperature for stewing in the oven? For oven stewing, 325°F is ideal. It allows slow, even cooking, tenderizing the meat.

How long does it take to fully cook stew meat?

Cook over medium-high heat, scraping the pan with a wooden spoon to loosen any browned bits. Add the beef, beef broth and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a slow simmer. Cover and cook, skimming broth from time to time, until the beef is tender, about 1½ hours.

Is it better to cook stew in oven or stovetop?

Cooking a stew in an oven generally results in slower, more even cooking, while cooking on a stove is faster and may require more frequent stirring. Oven cooking can lead to tender, flavorful dishes, while stove cooking is quicker but may require more attention to prevent burning or sticking.

Should stew be cooked covered or uncovered?

Thickening Ingredients To thicken a soup, stew, or sauce, leaving the lid uncovered is ideal. “It must be off, or semi-covered, if you are slowing down the reduction process,” says Stephen Chavez, chef-instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education.

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