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Sweet Potato Stew Recipe

Beef broth and herbs pair nicely with the sweet potatoes' subtle sweetness in this hearty stew that's perfect for fall. I'm a happy camper spending my time in the kitchen creating delicious dishes like this. - Helen Vail, Glenside, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup V8 juice
  • 2 teaspoons golden raisins
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Pinch cayenne pepper


  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Crumble beef into broth. Cover and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the remaining ingredients; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and potatoes are tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 216 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.