2 pounds room temperature beef stew meat, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
½ cup all-purpose flour
1yellow onion, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (32 ounce) carton low-sodium beef broth
1 (15 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
3yellow potatoes, or more to taste, cubed
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 cup baby carrots
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning (such as Tony Chachere’s®)
1 teaspoon dried basil
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add meat, flour, onion, and garlic; cook and stir until browned, 10 to 15 minutes.
Add broth, tomatoes, potatoes, celery, and carrots, then stir in Creole seasoning and basil. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to maintain simmer and cook, uncovered, until potatoes are soft, meat is tender, and gravy is thick, about 1 hour.