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Hawaiian Style Beef Stew

This Hawaiian Beef Stew recipe is a long time island comfort food. Serve this piping hot stew over white rice to warm your soul.
3.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Hawaiian
Servings 8


  • Pot


  • 2 lb chuck roast
  • flour to coat the beef
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 8 oz tomato sauce

Slurry (optional)

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp cold water


  • 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 beef broth and let it boil then turn it down to low heat to simmer for 2-3 hours covered.
  • Add in the chopped vegetables and let it simmer for another 40 minutes.
  • If you would like a thicker stew, either crush a few potatoes or add in the cornstarch slurry. Adjust measurement to desired consistency.
  • Serve over hot rice and enjoy!


*Recipe has been updated compared to the old video. It still has the same concept but slight modifications to the ingredients.
Keyword beef, stew, tomato sauce, vegetables