What’s your favorite winter meal? For me, it has to be stew! That warm, hearty bowl of meat, vegetables, and broth, always warms my soul and stomach during these chilly months.

I can still remember coming in to my childhood home and being greeted with a bowl of my mom’s famous skier’s stew! Chuck full of potatoes, carrots, and large dices of beef, this stew was always a tradition in our family home and was the perfect December and January meal.

While I know I can’t recreate my mom’s famous stew, I wanted to find the perfect stew recipe for you and your family to enjoy, with a Honeyville twist on it of course. With all the amazing freeze dried and dehydrated foods we carry, I knew there had to be the perfect recipe out there for a delicious bowl of steamy goodness! I have found such a recipe. Combining some of your favorite Honeyville ingredients and cooking them up in literally minutes in the Pressure Cooker, we’ve created a stew that is sure to be a hit in your family for generations to come! Grab your favorite spoon, it’s time for Pressure Cooker Beef Stew!

3-4 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 cups Honeyville Freeze Dried Beef Dices
1 cup Honeyville Dehydrated Potato Dices
1/2 cup Honeyville Dehydrated Onions
1/4 cup Honeyville Freeze Dried Peas
1/4 cup Honeyville Dehydrated Carrots
1/4 cup Honeyville Dehydrated Celery
2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Rosemary
1/2 tsp Thyme
1 Bay Leaf
1 Garlic Clove
6 cups Beef or Chicken Stock or Water

First, combine all your ingredients.


In your Fagor Pressure Cooker, combine ingredients in the following order: Olive oil, beef, potato dices, onions, peas, carrots, celery, salt, pepper, paprika, rosemary, thyme bay leaf, and garlic clove. Pour broth over the top, stir 1-3 times, then lock lid in place.

Pressure Cooker

Cook in pressure cooker for 8 minutes.


Once done cooking, release pressure and remove lid. Stir stew 2-3 times, then scoop up and serve.


This stew bakes up perfect, with a delicious blend of aroma and taste. The different spices fill your palate with a flavor explosion, while the amazing smell fills your kitchen with a warm, amazing aroma. Warm, hearty, and packed full of delicious goodness, this is the perfect, easy-to-make stew you and your family have been waiting for!


What’s winter without stew? Make up some Pressure Cooker Beef Stew to help melt away your winter blues!