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Tender Beef over Noodles

I dress up stew meat with noodles and a slightly sweet red sauce for this satisfying main dish. It goes terrific with a salad and garlic bread. —Olivia Gust, Salem, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound beef stew meat
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup uncooked egg noodles
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • In a small skillet, brown beef and onion in oil; drain. Transfer to a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup water, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, paprika and mustard; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low until meat is tender, about 5 hours.
  • Combine flour and remaining water until smooth; stir into meat mixture. Cover and cook until thickened, about 30 minutes longer.
  • Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Stir in parsley if desired. Serve with beef.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 385 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 611mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.

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