Hearty Baked Stew Recipe
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Hearty Baked Stew Recipe

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My mother has been making this stew since the 1940s and prepared it for our family many times through the years. It's loaded with vegetables for wonderful flavor and pretty presentation. - Judith Wood, Fredericktown, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 284 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 16g protein.


  1. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer potatoes and carrots. Crumble beef over carrots. Layer with the tomatoes, peas and onions. Dot with butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until the meat is no longer pink and the vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Make Hearty Baked Stew when you have time. Cool, cover tightly with foil and freeze. When you anticipate a busy day, remove the pan from the freezer and thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Reheat in the oven or microwave.
Originally published as Hearty Baked Stew in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p123

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kebmod54 User ID: 1624334 46584
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2010

"I tried it and found it to be a very tasty dish. In fact I have made it twice in 3 days."

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