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Spicy Beef Vegetable Stew Recipe

Spicy Beef Vegetable Stew Recipe

"This zesty ground beef and vegetable soup is flavorful and fast to fix," reports Lynnette Davis of Tullahoma, Tennessee. "It makes a complete meal when served with warm corn bread, sourdough bread or French bread."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jar (30 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 3-1/2 cups water
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until the vegetables are tender. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with reduced-sodium spaghetti sauce and reduced-sodium bouillon) equals 159 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.