Recipe For Homemade Beef Stew For Your Dog

Did you ever think of making your dog Beef Stew? Here is a recipe I came across and wanted to share

Making homemade dog food is a healthy alternative to buying dry or canned dog food.   If you thought you’d need to buy expensive ingredients or slave over the hot stove to provide your pup a proper diet, you’ll be pleased to discover making stew for your fur kid is easy and it saves money.

Beef Stew

This dog-approved version of beef stew includes meat for protein, vegetables for vitamins, and gravy for flavor. This is a good alternative to wet commercial dog foods.


  • 1 pound of beef stew meat
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup of carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup of green beans, diced
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of water or organic vegetable oil, plus 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil for frying


  1. Cook the sweet potato in a microwave for 5 to 8 minutes until firm but tender. Set aside.
  2. Slice the stew pieces into smaller chunks, about the size of a nickel.
  3. Cook the stew pieces in a tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until well-done.
  4. Remove the beef chunks from the pan, reserving the drippings.
  5. Dice the sweet potato.
  6. Heat the drippings over medium-low heat. Slowly add flour and water into the dripping while whisking to create a thick gravy.
  7. Add the meat, sweet potato, carrots, and green beans into the gravy and stir to coat.
  8. Cook until the carrots are tender – about 10 minutes.
  9. Serve cool.
  10. Store remaining stew in the fridge for up to five days.

Pro Tip: You can purchase pre-made gravy at some health food stores. This may save you time when making this food.

Thank you to Money Crashers for the recipe

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  1. lisa

    Made this recipe for my Pug. Super easy to make, I cooked the meat much longer so it was really tender and I used frozen carrots and beans and a fresh sweet potato. I think the ratio of flour to water was not correct. It was too much flour and way too thick, It was like paste so I diluted the gravy with more water. It was much better. Must say the stew didn’t stand a chance. HE LOVED IT!!!!!!! Will make this again

  2. Teresa LaPella

    Making stew now my Emily has Cushing disease and doesn’t want to eat but she has too before I give her the medicine.
    Question is can I freeze the remainder only eats 1 cup

    • Maureen McCarthy

      Yes, you can freeze the remainder. Maybe freeze it in small portions so it is available when you need only a little. I like to freeze in small ziplock back so I can thaw small amounts when needed.


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