You will need:

3 pounds - Beef Stew Meat
Famous Dave’s Steak and Burger seasoning
1 each - Onion, julienne
3 cloves - Garlic, chopped
1/4 cup - Ancho Chili Powder (Or Standard Chili Powder)
(This can be found in most Grocery stores in Hispanic aisle)
1 tablespoon - Cumin, powder
2 teaspoons - Oregano
1/4 teaspoon - Dill Weed
2 each - Chipotle, chopped or Fresh jalapeno, minced
12 ounces - Beer, dark
1 - 46 oz can - V8 juice
1 cup - Famous Dave’s Bloody Mary Mix
To taste - Salt and Pepper


  1. Add peanut oil to stockpot and heat till smoking. Season stew meat with Famous Dave’s steak and burger seasoning. Add to pot and brown until a crust forms on meat. Remove meat from pot and set aside.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté on medium heat till onions are translucent. Return meat to pot.
  3. Add Chili powder, cumin, oregano, dill weed and chipotle. Cook for 1 minute. Add beer and reduce till almost dry.
  4. Add V8 juice and Famous Dave’s Bloody Mary mix. Reduce heat medium – low and simmer for 1 – 11/2 hours or until meat is tender. Adjust taste with salt and pepper.
  5. I like to top with Queso fresco, sour cream, chopped onion and slice of Avocado