Hawaiian Style Beef Stew

A hearty meal have on a cold day. It’s enough to feed a big family with some leftovers.

On a chilly day my dad would make beef stew for me and my three siblings and was it a warming treat! Just taking a bite into it warms your soul and body. It’s a very homey and simple recipe. Because it’s a simple recipe, think of it as your base where you can add in more ingredients to spruce it up and call it your very own.

The great part about this recipe, you can use any cheap cut of beef. By cooking the beef for 2 hours, it tenderizes the meat to the point where the meat is practically falling apart!

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Beef Stew

Hawaiian Style Beef Stew

Learn how to make a simple and easy Hawaiian Style Beef Stew. Beef Stew is great to make on a chilly day, a large family, or potluck! It's common to see Beef Stew on any menu in Hawaii. Give it a try and impress your friends and family.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Hawaiian
Servings 8


  • Pot


  • 2 lb chuck roast
  • 2 large carrots
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 4 cups water
  • 8 oz tomato sauce


  • Peel the potatoes and carrots. Cut all the vegetables and potatoes into large chunks. Cut the meat also into bite size pieces then flour all sides of it.
  • Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add in about a tablespoon of oil then add the crushed garlic. Brown the garlic then add in the meat and cook it until it starts to turn brown.
  • Add in the water and let it first boil then turn it down to low heat to simmer for 1-2 hours covered.
  • Add in the chopped vegetables and let it simmer for another 20 minutes.
  • Serve over hot rice and enjoy!
Keyword beef, stew, tomato sauce, vegetables

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