Rich and Hearty Beefless Stew

Comforting vegan beefless stew with a rich and savory broth. This stew is hearty, satisfying and delicious and will warm you up on the coldest of days.

 
omforting vegan beefless stew with a rich and savory broth. This stew is hearty, satisfying and delicious and will warm you up on the coldest of days. Easy to make and full of layers of flavor. How to make a vegan stew. How to make a vegan beef stew. Perfect vegan comfort food on a chilly day. Can be made gluten free. #veganstew #vegansoup #beefstew #beeflessstew #veganbeef #seitan #comfortfoods #potatoes www.damntastyvegan.com
 

Hot Damn!

We did it, folks! We made a hearty, comforting, warming, DAMN TASTY vegan beefless stew.

This broth is rich, savory and so damn satisfying.

One thing I heard people complain about with other stew recipes is that the Gardein beefless tips fall apart if they are cooked in the broth too long.

I also thought the outsides were really flavorful, but the insides of them were a little bland.

To fix this, I have you cut the beefless tips in half so that there’s more surface area getting flavor when we sautee it.

I also have you marinate the beefless tips to add some flavor to the insides. To prevent these from getting soggy, we don’t add the tips in until right before serving this hearty vegan beefless stew.

It worked out perfectly.

Soy sauce is my secret weapon to making vegan soup broths savory and rich. It adds this amazing umami flavor that is often missing in vegetable stocks.

 

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    We also add some tomato paste to the broth. That’s another secret weapon for making vegetable broth richer. Tomato paste adds an amazing acid balance and an umami richness.

    I’ve also seen some beefless stews use only mushrooms as their meat alternative. We upped the chewiness of this stew by using BOTH mushrooms and the beefless tips. Why the hell not?

    Now, it’s virtually impossible for me to make a stew without peas, so I threw them in there as well for a brightness. Plus, the green color is a beautiful addition.

    So grab you soup pot, a big cozy sweater and make a big batch of this stew on a cold evening.

    After you make this, try out my Instant pot three bean chili!

    Happy Munching!


     
    omforting vegan beefless stew with a rich and savory broth. This stew is hearty, satisfying and delicious and will warm you up on the coldest of days. Easy to make and full of layers of flavor. How to make a vegan stew. How to make a vegan beef stew. Perfect vegan comfort food on a chilly day. Can be made gluten free. #veganstew #vegansoup #beefstew #beeflessstew #veganbeef #seitan #comfortfoods #potatoes www.damntastyvegan.com
     
     
    Comforting vegan beefless stew with a rich and savory broth. This stew is hearty, satisfying and delicious and will warm you up on the coldest of days. Easy to make and full of layers of flavor. How to make a vegan stew. How to make a vegan beef stew. Perfect vegan comfort food on a chilly day. Can be made gluten free. #veganstew #vegansoup #beefstew #beeflessstew #veganbeef #seitan #comfortfoods #potatoes www.damntastyvegan.com
     
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    Vegan Beef(less) Stew

    Savory, rich and comforting vegan beef stew. This stew is hearty and delicious and will warm you up on the coldest, snowiest days.
    prep time: 8 Mcook time: 40 Mtotal time: 48 M

    ingredients:

    Beefless tips
    • 1 package of Gardein Beefless Tips - This soup is still good if you can't find these
    • Meat Marinade - I love Stubb's beef marinade- it's actually vegan.
    • Or make your own with 3 TBL soy sauce, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp smoked paprika, 1 TBL maple syrup, 1 tsp black pepper
    Stew
    • 1 medium onion - chopped
    • 2 cups of sliced mushrooms (baby bella or white button)
    • 2 TBL corn starch or flour
    • 2 tsp dried thyme
    • 3 medium carrots - chopped
    • 1/2 cup of frozen peas
    • 4 cloves of garlic - minced
    • 2 large potatoes - peel if it's a russet potato - roughly chopped - not too small
    • 2 TBL tomato paste
    • 1.5 vegan beef bouillon cubes - use veggie bouillon if you can't find this
    • 2 medium bay leaves
    • 1 TBL soy sauce
    • 8 cups of water

    instructions:

    How to cook Vegan Beef(less) Stew

    Marinate the beefless tips
    1. First, put your beefless tips in the fridge so they thaw out if they were frozen
    2. Cut them in half
    3. Put them in tupperware and cover with the beef marinade
    4. Let this marinate ideally  over night, 
    5. If you forget, just let it marinate for at least for 20-30 minutes.
    Soup time!
    1. In a large soup pot, heat 3 TBL oil on medium heat
    2. Once pot is hot, cook the beef tips. 
    3. Turn them every few minutes so they get browned on each side. 
    4. Take the beef tips out and put aside in a bowl
    5. In the same soup pot, add a little more oil and sautee the onions for 1 minute
    6. Add the mushrooms and sautee until lightly browned - 3-5 minutes
    7. Add tomato paste, thyme, corn starch and carrots - sautee for 5 minutes
    8. Add the water, bouillon cubes, bay leaves, garlic and peas and bring to a simmer
    9. Simmer for 10 minutes
    10. Add the potatoes and simmer for another 15-20 minutes
    11. Once the soup looks thick and ready, add the beefless tips and turn off heat
    12. Add 1 TBL of soy sauce and stir it in.  This adds an amazing depth of flavor to the stock.
    13. Enjoy!

    NOTES:

    This stew tastes AMAZING the next day as leftovers. Don't fret if you can't find the beefless tips, this stew is still good without them. To make this gluten free, add more mushrooms to sub for the beefless tips (as they're made with seitan which is the protein in wheat) use corn starch instead of flour and Tamari instead of soy sauce.
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