Beef, Pumpkin & Ginger Stew

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recipe by Sara Lewis https://www.lovefood.com/profile/139037/sara-lewis

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 50mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    467

The ultimate autumn stew, sweet with pumpkin and root vegetables. Ginger adds warmth to this tender beef stew.

recipe updated Aug 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    16g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Beef shoulder icon
    Beef shoulder
    750g
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    25g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    44ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    100g
  • Parsnip icon
    Parsnip
    200g
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    3g
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    about 3 sprigs
  • Tomato purée icon
    Tomato purée
    30ml
  • Water icon
    Water
    0ml
  • Pumpkin icon
    Pumpkin
    625g
  • Muscovado sugar icon
    Muscovado sugar
    13g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    50g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside beef shoulder: diced
  2. Prep and set aside onion: chopped
  3. Prep and set aside carrot: sliced
  4. Prep and set aside parsnip: sliced
  5. Prep and set aside pumpkin: peeled, deseeded & cubed
  6. Prep and set aside ginger: finely chopped
  7. Prep and set aside fresh parsley: chopped
  8. Get a clean medium bowl
  9. Add all purpose flour
  10. Add salt & pepper
  11. Mix with teaspoon
  12. Add prepared beef shoulder
  13. Mix until coated
  14. Get a clean large saucepan
  15. Melt butter
  16. Heat olive oil
  17. Transfer half of meat to large saucepan
  18. Fry until browned
  19. Transfer meat to large saucepan
  20. Fry until browned
  21. Drain
  22. Transfer content of large saucepan to plate
  23. Add prepared onion
  24. Add prepared carrot
  25. Add prepared parsnip
  26. Fry gently - 5 min, medium heat
  27. Transfer meat to large saucepan
  28. Add bay leaves
  29. Add fresh thyme
  30. Add tomato purée
  31. Mix
  32. Add water
  33. Cover to simmer - 45 min, low heat
  34. Add prepared pumpkin
  35. Add muscovado sugar
  36. Add prepared ginger
  37. Add prepared fresh parsley
  38. Cook until softened - 30 min
  39. Serve
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