Homemade Bread Bowl Beef Stew

Bread Bowl Beef Stew

Homemade Bread Bowl Beef Stew

Beef stew is such a great comfort food. I love fixing it in the winter time. It is so delicious! This beef stew is perfect for serving in a bread bowl. Impress your guests with a fun bread bowl meal. The great thing about using bread bowls is that you avoid a  lot of clean up but I’d still want to serve it on a plate. Not sure how to use a bread bowl? Learn how to construct a bread bowl.

Be sure to also check out our homemade crock pot beef stew!


  • 2 lbs. cubed stew beef
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4-6 cups water
  • 1-2 medium/large red onions
  • 2 tablespoons Worchester Sauce
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 6 large potatoes chopped
  • 6 large carrots chopped
  • ½ cup chopped Italian Parsley
  • ¼ cup Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 1 ranch mix seasoning packet
  • 1 tablespoon sugarBread Bowl Beef Stew


  1. Brown meat in hot oil over a medium heat.Bread Bowl Beef Stew
  2. Add browned meat and oil to a large cooking pot with a lid.
  3. Add sliced onions and chopped garlic to the pot.
  4. Add enough water to cover all the ingredients.
  5. Mix in sugar, ranch packet, Montreal seasoning, and Worchester sauce.
  6. Bring water to a boil, cover and let simmer for 90 minutes.
  7. After 90 minutes, mix in parsley, potatoes, and carrots.Bread Bowl Beef Stew
  8. Return to boil and continue to simmer for an additional 40 minutes
  9. Stir occasionally, once potatoes and carrots are soft (you can easily stick a fork into them) the stew is ready to be served.

Bread Bowl Beef Stew

Do you have any favorites to serve in a bread bowl? Comment below and share with us!

Homemade Bread Bowl Beef Stew

Melanie Kampman

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  • Melissa Cushing

    This looks and sounds so delicious! I love fresh bread and the weather is perfect for some hearty beef stew. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe… I will be making it!

  • Aliya

    This looks delicious! If I get some time in the future I definitely want to try this recipe out!

  • Tammy Reedy

    Yum!Makes me hungry looking at the recipe!Great Idea!

  • Molli Vandehey

    this is the ultimate in comfort food for the winter…. so yummy

  • Diana Scholz

    I have never seen a better dinner idea in my life! Whoa!!!!

  • Jeanna Schirm Massman

    Beef stew is a perfect fall meal and the bread bowl makes it even better! Could you make this recipe in a slow cooker?

  • tisme143

    what a great recipe this is, sort of like what I do , I just like adding a bit of brown rice to mine..

  • denise low

    Thank you for the recipe. This looks very delicious.

  • puppylov3808

    Thanks for posting. Never thought about putting beef stew in a breadbowl. Sounds yummy

  • Irma Jurejevčič

    I have to make this! This looks so good.

  • Michelle Ferrari-Johnson

    This bread bowl beef stew looks delicious and easy to do.

  • Miles Imhoff

    That looks like a wonderfully hearty meal! Please pass one this way. 🙂

    God bless,

  • Cassandra

    Warm and wholesome food around a fireplace at home.

  • Janel

    This looks really good, and it’s the kind of thing I’d like to eat this winter as a meal. 🙂

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  • Kenny Sc

    Ok, that looks fun to do and yummy to eat. Especially on winter.

  • brightthoughts

    this looks SO good. I’ve made the hubby bread bowl soups before, I think with potato soups. But never thought to try with beef stew, yummy.

  • Shakeia Rieux

    I love beef stew,but i have never had it in a bread bowl.This is something i would have to try.It looks good

  • MeltheCrafter

    Love beef stew, looks so good! Thanks for sharing!

  • Jasmine Patterson

    I always wanted to learn how to make bread bowls for soups and stews!

  • Mj Gardner

    This !delicious. I have never tried my hand at making bread bowls but I think I might try

  • Sue M.

    I’ve never tried bread bowls before; this looks really delicious! Thanks for posting the recipe.

  • lisa

    I enjoy beef stew in the colder months. I can’t really tolerate bread, but this is a good idea. Most people eat bread with a meal.

  • Stacey A Smith

    I love beef Stew but never tried it in a bowl. sound interesting.

  • Outrun1986

    I love bread bowls.

  • Shannon

    What a great recipe and thank you for sharing this with us.

  • alicia szemon

    yum! what a easy dinner idea

  • Melissa W.

    This looks so good! Bread bowls are fantastic.Thanks for sharing!

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