Baked Beef Stew
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!
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours 10 min.
- 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
- 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.