Dutch stew

This is how you can make hachee, the ultimate Dutch beef stew.

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Dutch
Servings 4 people
Calories 468 kcal


  • 50 grams of butter
  • 800 grams stew meat / beef chuck
  • 500 ml beef broth
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 ps bay leaves
  • 4 ps cloves
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 ps whole onions


  • Season the beef chuck with salt and pepper
  • Fire up the grill and it up for a smoking session, set the temperature at 110 degrees Celsius (230 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Let it smoke for around 30 minutes and take is off the grill
  • Change the grill for direct cooking (remove the heat deflector or move the charcoal to the center) and lower the grill grate to the lowest position  
  • Add the butter into the pan
  • Add the onions and let them turn soft
  • Add the smoked beef chuck on top of the onions 
  • Fill the pan with beef broth, the red wine vinegar, the bay leaves and the cloves
  • Put on the lid and let is simmer for 3/4 hours
  • After 3/4 hour take out the meat and shred the meat into tiny pieces it should be so tender that you can shred it with your fork 
  • Put the little pieces of meat back into the pan and let it emerge 



Now your own beef stew is ready, enjoy it!
“Eet smakelijk” and keep on grilling!


Calories: 468kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 40gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 720mgPotassium: 751mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 371IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 56mgIron: 5mg
Keyword Beef, Beef stew, Hachee, stew
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