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Taro Brand's Just Enough Beef Stew

Taro Brand shows us how easy it is to make local-style beef stew using their Just Enough line of Stew-Cut vegetables - Now making local favorites is easy with Just Enough!
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Stew
Cuisine: Hawaiian, Local
Keyword: Beef, Stew, OC16, Taro Brand, local-style beef, vegetables, local favorites
Calories: 1251kj
Author: As Seen On OC16


  • 1/2 lb. stew meat, cut into 1” pieces
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 medium red potatoes, cut into quarter pieces 
  • 1 package Just Enough Stew Carrots
  • 1 package Just Enough Stew Celery
  • 2 packages Just Enough Stew Onion
  • 1 bag Taro Brand Poi*
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cubes Beef Bouillon (optional)
  • 1 cube Chicken Bouillon
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste 
  • 2 cloves garlic


  • In a large pot heat the oil and garlic over medium high heat.
  • Salt & Pepper meat and cook 5-10 minutes until browned.  
  • Add water, chicken & beef bouillon, and tomato paste and bring to a boil. Immediately lower heat to medium low, cover and let simmer 1 to 1 ½ hours. 
  • Add potatoes and let simmer for 15 minutes. 
  • Then add “Just Enough” Stew Cut carrot, celery, onion continue to simmer for another 15 minutes.
  • Stir in Poi and continue to simmer until thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Serve over rice.


Calories: 1251kj | Carbohydrates: 167g | Protein: 91g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 1654mg | Potassium: 5572mg | Fiber: 37g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 6238IU | Vitamin C: 256mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 20mg