Apple Cider Stew

Apple Cider Stew

Fall is in the air, and it’s time to bring out your favorite cozy recipes! This apple cider stew recipe will warm you right up with its rich flavors. Not only does this dish have a delicious taste, but it also has some health benefits that are good for you too. The main ingredients are apples, onions, garlic cloves, carrots, cinnamon sticks or ground cinnamon depending on your preference of flavor profile. All of these vegetables combined make for an easy-to-make comfort food at home while still feeling like you’re eating something healthy. There is no need to go out when this recipe can be made quickly and easily in your own kitchen!
prep: 30 mins cook: 1 hr 35 mins total: 1 hr 65 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings


2 small Fuji apples – peeled, cored, and chopped

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon dried thyme (Optional)

2 teaspoons all-purpose flour

1 pound beef stew meat, cut into bite-size pieces

4 carrots, sliced

? teaspoon dried thyme (Optional)

1 cup water

2 teaspoons vegetable oil

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon salt

3 potatoes, chopped

2 ½ cups apple cider

1 stalk celery, chopped (Optional)

1 cup chopped onion


Combine the beef stew meat with the flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon thyme in a bowl; toss to coat evenly.

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a pot; cook the stew meat in the hot oil until completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Pour the apple cider over the beef, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer the mixture until the beef is tender, about 1 hour.

Add the carrots, potatoes, apples, onion, water, celery, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon thyme to the pot; continue cooking at a simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 635 calories; protein 34.6g; carbohydrates 68g; fat 25.1g; cholesterol 98.5mg; sodium 1032mg.

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