Stew beef is a product that consists of meat that is cubed or cut into chunks for stewed dishes. Stew beef can be made from different cuts of beef, such as chuck, round, brisket, shank, or short ribs. The best cuts of stew beef are lean with a bit of fat marbling. Stew beef is suitable for slow-cooking methods, such as braising, that make the meat tender and juicy. Stew beef can be used to make various dishes, such as beef stew, beef bourguignon, goulash, or Irish stew. Stew beef is a convenient and versatile product that can be cooked in a pot, oven, or slow cooker with vegetables, stock, wine, or other seasonings.