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Spicy Beef Stew Recipe

Updated on August 4, 2012
4 stars from 2 ratings of Spicy Beef Stew

This nice and easy stew recipe has a unique flavor, being both sweet and spicy. However, it can prepared very quickly, and kept indefinitely by freezing. It is by far my favorite stew recipe.

Cook Time

Prep time: 11 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 31 min
Yields: 4 Servings


  • 1/4 Cups Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Pound Ground Beef, Lean
  • 1 Yellow Onion, Peeled and Chopped Finely
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Peeled and Minced
  • 3 Tomatoes, Peeled and Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Raisins
  1. Heat the oil in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat for a minute.
  2. Add beef, garlic and onion and cook for 7 minutes or until beef has browned. Stir frequently.
  3. Add the tomatoes, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, salt, and raisins to the beef, garlic, and onion mixture.
  4. Cover, reduce heat, and let simmer for 20 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes or so.
  5. Add 2-3 tablespoons of water if mixture gets too thick.
  6. Serve warm. Can be kept in fridge for 2-3 days, or frozen until needed.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 Serving
Calories 435
Calories from Fat0
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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