Corned Beef Stew

Corned beef stew with chunks of carrot, potato, and onion in a Dutch oven.

Corned beef stew is a kickback to the second world war when people lived off of simple rations like tinned corned beef and vegetables they would grow in their own yards. Now it is a go-to camp recipe for the same attributes of simple, long-lasting ingredients.

This wholesome stew is quick and easy to cook and is also done in only one pot. The recipe is easily adaptable. You can add your favorite vegetables or any leftover vegetables that you may have at the campsite.

This dish is also very easy to cook over the campfire and will fill you up after a long day playing outdoors. Alternatively, it can be easily cooked on a gas stove making it portable. If you have the time it is worth making some fresh bread to eat with it.

Swipe to see all photos
A white camp bowl of corned beef stew ready to eat on a blue checkered napkin.
Corned beef stew is a hearty, flavorful meal perfect to serve with fresh bread at the end of busy day.
Close up of corned beef stew with chunks of carrot, potato, and onion in a Dutch oven.
This simple stew uses just water, vegetables, and canned corned beef to create a wholesome meal.
Steam rising from corned beef stew cooking in a stainless pot on a camp stove.
The corned beef stew can be cooked over gas or a campfire making it a versatile outdoor meal.
Close up of corned beef stew simmering in a stainless pot.
Although the corned beef goes into the stew in chunks it dissolves when heated, becoming part of the broth.
Corned beef stew with chunks of carrot, potato, and onion in a Dutch oven.
Using a Dutch oven helps distribute the heat creating an evenly cooked corned beef stew.

Corned Beef Stew Recipe

2
reviews
Corned beef stew with chunks of carrot, potato, and onion in a Dutch oven.
Corned beef stew is a kickback to the second world war when people lived off of simple rations. Now it is a go-to camp recipe for the same simple attributes.
Preparation 5 minutes
Cook 15 minutes
Ready in 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
CourseDinner
InfluenceEuropean
DifficultyBeginner
MethodStewed
Similar Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 can corned beef

Equipment

  • pot or Dutch oven

Directions

  • Put the water on to boil in a pot.
  • Prepare the vegetables by peeling the carrots and potatoes. Slice the carrots and dice the potatoes and onions.
  • Add the prepared vegetables to the pot of boing water.
  • Once all of the vegetables are in the water and it is back to a boil add the corned beef.
  • Simmer until the corned beef has broken up and flavored the stew.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 211kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 10gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 653mgPotassium: 783mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 7646IUVitamin C: 39mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 2mg

More Beef Stew Recipes

Popular Recipe Ideas

About Tom Brewer

Tom has a long history of camping and outdoor activities which combined with his formal French chef training to create a range of hearty yet tasty outdoor meals. Whenever he has fire he can create a feast.

Learn more about Tom Brewer
fire background
Signup to our newsletter today!

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Very fast and very hearty. Makes an excellent meal when you’re on a timer and easy to prepare and cook while out camping. No complaints here