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Traditional Beef Stew Recipe

Traditional Beef Stew Recipe

The aroma of this classic beef stew is irresistible, making it impossible not to dig in the moment you walk in the door. —Rosana Pape, Hamilton, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup drained diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 celery rib, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 334 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 611 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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