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Satisfying Beef Stew Recipe

Satisfying Beef Stew Recipe

This beef stew is so hearty and tastes even better the next day—if there are leftovers! It goes great with corn bread or any crusty loaf. —Abbey Mueller, Enid, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen cut green beans
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Italian tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 2 bay leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown beef and onion in oil; drain. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine water and flour; pour over beef. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaves. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 330 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 680 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.