- Gradually add broth; stir in bay leaf and beef. Bring to a boil.
- Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Cut vegetables into 1-in.
- pieces; stir into stew. Cover and bake 1-1/2 to 2 hours longer or
- until beef and vegetables are tender. Skim fat and discard bay leaf.
- Yield: 8 servings (3 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/2 cups equals 405 calories, 23 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 770 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein.