Vegetable Beef Stew

A hearty homemade vegetable beef stew that can be adapted to suit any family’s preferences.


  • soup bone
  • stew meat
  • 28 can whole tomatoes
  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 3 carrots
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 1 turnip
  • 1 onion
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 cups green beans, fresh or frozen
  • wide egg noodles


  1. Put soup bone in large pot covered with water, and cook on medium heat for 2 hours.
    Use pre-packaged beef bone broth for base.
  2. Chop onions, celery, turnip, and add to soup, along with bay leaves.
  3. Add tomatoes, carrots, and green beans.
  4. Brown stew meat in cast iron skillet, then add to soup.
  5. Chop up potatoes and add to soup, then cook for ~45 more minutes.
  6. Prepare egg noodles and add to soup.

Crock pot variation: This can be prepared in a crock pot by using packaged beef bone broth as the base, and cooking for 6-8 hours on high, adding potatoes about 2-3 hours before serving.