Italian Beef Stew Recipe

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Italian Beef Stew Recipe
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Italian Beef Stew Recipe

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Looking for a heartwarming meal-in-one on a nippy autumn evening? Try this hearty stew from Margaret Peschke in Hadley, New York. Cube steak makes it quick and economical. Tip: Combine leftover onion soup mix with 1-1/2 cups sour cream for a tasty dip, or with 3 cups water for soup.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound beef cube steak, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 small potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh carrot
  • 1/2 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon onion soup mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas

Directions

In a large saucepan coated with cooking spray, brown meat over medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the water, tomato sauce, potato, carrot, onion, red pepper, soup mix, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes.
Stir in peas; simmer 5-10 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Italian Beef Stew in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007, p6

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cups: 360 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 784mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 6g fiber), 44g protein.

  • 3/4 pound beef cube steak, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 small potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh carrot
  • 1/2 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon onion soup mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  1. In a large saucepan coated with cooking spray, brown meat over medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the water, tomato sauce, potato, carrot, onion, red pepper, soup mix, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes.
  2. Stir in peas; simmer 5-10 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Italian Beef Stew in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007, p6

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redhen1970 User ID: 4031186 256012
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2016

"easy and flavorful. I am shocked there aren't more reviews on this one. Good for families."

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cambria23 User ID: 965434 207728
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"This recipe is wonderful! My boyfriend, who normally doesn't like anything but chicken, absolutely loved it and insists that I make it again. It's very simple and budget-friendly as well."

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