Grill Up Some Stew This Season

When the temperature drops, it is time for warm, hearty stew that makes your insides toasty. Many people use a slow cooker prepare stew but there is a better way to do it. Get out the Dutch oven, fire up the grill, and get barbecuing, folks! Grilling creates a better-tasting stew and lets the delicious aroma travel through the neighborhood.

Beef Stew Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds of beef stew meat, cut to form 1-inch cubes
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 3 potatoes, diced
  • 1 stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cups of beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Mixing spoon
  • Dutch oven

Step 1: Preheat the grill to 250 degrees or its lowest setting.

Step 2: Combine the meat, salt, pepper, and flour in the Dutch oven. Use the mixing spoon to coat the meat with the dry ingredients.

Step 3: Add the remaining ingredients and cover the Dutch oven.

Step 4: Grill for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.

Barbecue Pork Stew Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ pounds of lean boneless pork loin
  • 2 ½ cups onion, chopped
  • 2 ½ cups baking potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 15-ounce cans of kidney beans, undrained
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 14.5-ounce can of whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 1 eight-ounce can of tomato sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed firmly
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Heavy-duty, large zipped plastic bag
  • Large bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Dutch oven

Step 1: Combine the water, brown sugar, paprika, cider vinegar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, garlic powder, chili powder, pepper, and salt in a large bowl.

Step 2: Combine the flour and pork in the plastic bag, seal the bag, and shake well to coat the pork with flour.

Step 3: Set the grill to medium-high heat. Coat the interior of the Dutch oven with the cooking spray. Add the vegetable oil and cook until hot. Add the onion and pork and cook until the onion is tender but still crisp.

Step 4: Stir the tomato sauce mixture, potato, bay leaf, and whole tomatoes into the ingredients in the Dutch oven. Bring this mixture to a boil and then cover the Dutch oven, reduce the heat, and simmer until the pork is tender, approximately 1 ½ hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 5: Stir in the beans and cook until they are heated through.

Step 6: Remove the bay leaf and discard it prior to serving the stew.

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