Vegetable Beef Stew for Two Recipe

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Vegetable Beef Stew for Two Recipe
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Vegetable Beef Stew for Two Recipe

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“I love pot roast, but since I live alone, I find it easier to cook stew meat,” Roberta Young writes from San Diego, California. “I cook 3 pounds of lean beef stew meat or a roast I cut up myself…whatever’s on sale. Then I make my recipe for Beef Stew Mix (recipe also in Recipe Finder), divide it up in three containers and freeze. You can alter the seasonings, if you wish.” Roberta uses one portion of the versatile mix to make hearty Vegetable Beef Stew.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-2/3 cups beef broth
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, cut into small wedges
  • 1 celery rib, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 batch Beef Stew Mix, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

In a saucepan, combine the broth, carrots, potato, onion and celery. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Stir in beef mix. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into stew. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Vegetable Beef Stew in Cooking for 2 Fall 2006, p64

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 448 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 116mg cholesterol, 877mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 41g protein.

  • 1-2/3 cups beef broth
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, cut into small wedges
  • 1 celery rib, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 batch Beef Stew Mix, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  1. In a saucepan, combine the broth, carrots, potato, onion and celery. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in beef mix. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into stew. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Vegetable Beef Stew in Cooking for 2 Fall 2006, p64

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HoneybunchOnt User ID: 55485 92847
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"I have made this many, many times from the Beef Stew Mix called for. It is not only handy but tastes good too. Once the mix is made it only takes half an hour to put a home made beef stew and dumplings meal on the table.

Sometimes I add green beans or peas and always a pinch of dried oregano."

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nansew User ID: 3651588 160633
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"I can't find the recipe for the beef stew mix. Otherwise I would try it."

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hotfood User ID: 2798898 65450
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

"It looks like home cookin to me and that is the best kind of food. Brings back memories of when I was a child."

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