Roast Beef Stew
In Meridian, Mississippi, Annice Brewer warms guests with this hearty stew brimming with beef, potatoes and tomatoes. "I serve it corn bread and chocolate pie for dessert. I've never had a complaint."—Annice Brewer, Meridian, Mississippi
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
- 2 cups cubed cooked roast beef
- 4 cups tomato juice
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 2 cup water
- 3 large red potatoes, diced
- 2 cups frozen lima beans
- 1 large onion, diced
- 1 cup diced celery
- 1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules
- 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar, optional
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 bay leaf
- In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes. Discard bay leaf.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 135 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 531mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.
Originally published as Roast Beef Stew in Quick Cooking January/February 2001