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Orange-Flavored Beef and Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 2 hours


6 servings

This stick-to-your-ribs dish has never failed me. While it's baking, I can prepare a simple vegetable side dish or salad to complete the meal.—Paula Pelis Marchesi, New York, New York


  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or additional water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 pound small red potatoes, quartered


  1. In a large bowl, combine the green onions, soy sauce, water, wine or additional water, sugar, 3 teaspoons oil, orange juice, zest, vinegar and ginger. Stir in tapioca and let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Place the beef and potatoes in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Pour tapioca mixture over the top. Cover and bake at 350° for 2 hours or until meat is tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 271 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 512mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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