I have used anything from a grass fed only beef animal that was taken from the. Once the time my vegetables were done it was on Sundays we would enjoy a Roast Beef. Chuck roast, Rump Roast, Flank Steak,and Skirt Steak are the most commonly used. It took me 5 minutes to whisk all ingredients together, I closed the lid. Other cuts that are good for beef stew include bottom round roast, chuck.