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Gone All Day Stew with a white bowl and a white spoon.
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Gone All Day Stew

Gone All Day Beef Stew is a recipe our grandpa first made over 30 years ago. It’s a comfort food classic that feeds 12 people, making it perfect for Sunday family dinners.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, stew
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 298kcal
Cost: $28.25


  • Roasting pan
  • whisk
  • mixing bowl
  • Measuring spoons
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • vegetable peeler
  • cutting board
  • knife



  • 2 pounds beef stew meat cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 large onions roughly chopped and pieces separated
  • 5 large carrots peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 4 large celery stalks sliced
  • 16 ounces button mushrooms sliced
  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 pounds petite red, yellow, or white potatoes cut into quarters


  • 23.2 oz can Campbell’s Tomato Condensed Soup
  • 2 cups water
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • ½ cup red cooking wine or beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 2 bay leaves



  • Move the oven rack to the middle position and preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.


  • In a large roasting pan, place the stew meat and all of the vegetables.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together tomato condensed soup, water, tomato sauce, cooking wine, salt, pepper, and cornstarch.
  • Pour the sauce mixture over the meat and vegetables.
  • Stir until the meat and vegetables are coated in the sauce.
  • Nestle the beef bouillon cubes and bay leaves into the mixture.
  • Cover the roasting pan with foil.


  • Cook for 4-5 hours.


  • Remove the foil and stir. Remove the bay leaves.
  • Serve with bread.



If you like your stew on the thicker side, use 3 tablespoons of cornstarch in the recipe above. 


Serving: 1.5cup | Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 860mg | Potassium: 1492mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 13433IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 4mg