Unlocking The Stonecutter: A Recipe Guide

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This recipe, inspired by the robust meals of medieval stonemasons, is a hearty and flavorful stew perfect for a chilly evening. Packed with protein, vegetables, and warming spices, the Stonecutter’s Feast will leave you satisfied and energized.


Stonecutter Recipe to cut Stone : r/Minecraft
Stonecutter Recipe to cut Stone : r/Minecraft

1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley (optional)

  • Instructions:

    1. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat. Add beef and cook until browned on all sides, about 5-7 minutes. Remove beef from the pot and set aside.
    2. Add onion, carrots, and celery to the pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until softened.
    3. Stir in garlic, thyme, rosemary, oregano, and black pepper. Cook for 1 minute more, allowing the spices to become fragrant.
    4. Add diced tomatoes, kidney beans, beef broth, and bay leaf to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
    5. Return browned beef to the pot and continue simmering for an additional 1-2 hours, or until the beef is tender and falling apart.
    6. Remove bay leaf before serving. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.

    Nutrition Facts (per serving):

    Calories: Approximately 450

  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Protein: 40g
  • Sodium: (varies depending on the beef broth used)

  • Conclusion:

    The Stonecutter’s Feast is a simple yet satisfying dish that’s perfect for feeding a crowd. It’s a great way to incorporate healthy ingredients like vegetables and lean protein into your diet. Plus, the leftovers can be easily reheated for a quick and delicious lunch the next day.


    1. Can I use other types of meat in this recipe? Yes, you can substitute other lean cuts of beef like stew meat or sirloin tip. You could also use ground turkey or chicken sausage for a lighter option.
    2. What can I do if my stew seems too thin? If the stew appears too watery after simmering, simply remove the lid and continue cooking on low heat for an additional 10-15 minutes. This will allow the excess liquid to evaporate, thickening the stew.
    3. What vegetables can I add to this recipe? Feel free to experiment with different vegetables! Bell peppers, mushrooms, potatoes, or green beans would all be delicious additions to the Stonecutter’s Feast.
    4. Can I make this recipe in a slow cooker? Absolutely! Simply brown the beef in a skillet as instructed, then transfer all ingredients to your slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until the beef is tender.
    5. What can I serve with the Stonecutter’s Feast? This stew pairs well with crusty bread, rice, or mashed potatoes. A simple green salad would also be a great accompaniment.