- Add the carrots and pearl onions; cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
- Add beans; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into stew. Bring
- to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Discard
- bay leaves. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 cup equals 350 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 935 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 34 g protein.