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Baked Beef Stew Recipe

Baked Beef Stew Recipe

When I was growing up in Ohio, my mother often made this stew for Sunday dinner. She'd put it in the oven before we left for church, and I remember how pleasant it was to come home to such a wonderful aroma! No one ever was late sitting down at the table on those days!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 6 medium carrots, cut into strips
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup thickly sliced celery
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 slice bread, crumbled
  • 1 cup water


  • 1. In large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Spoon into a greased 3-qt. casserole. Cover and bake at 325° for 3-1/2 hours or until meat is tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable; also, 356 calories, 241 mg sodium, 97 mg cholesterol, 27 gm carbohydrate, 35 gm protein, 12 gm fat.