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Savory Braised Beef for 2

Everyone will enjoy this delicious dish. With meat, potatoes and vegetables, it's a meal in itself.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours 5 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/2 pound boneless beef chuck roast
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 small apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 small new potatoes, halved
  • 2 cabbage wedges (about 2 inches thick)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons water


  • Trim fat from meat and cut into 1-in. cubes; brown in a skillet coated with cooking spray. Add water, apple, onion, seasoning blend and pepper. Cover and simmer for 1-1/4 hours.
  • Add potatoes and cabbage; cover and simmer for 35 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomatoes; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Blend cornstarch and water; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 469 calories, 11g fat (0 saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 13g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 fruit.

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  • SBH128
    Jan 4, 2013

    It's definitely a keeper!! Only changed the type of potatoes....didn't have new potatoes.....I used Idaho potatoes and cooked it in the oven instead of stove-top!! It is fantastic!!!