Bacon-Chili Beef Stew

A jar of home-style beef gravy lends delicious, down-home flavor to zesty beef stew.

  • prep time 1 hr 50 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2
lb lean beef stew meat (1/2-inch pieces)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
1
jar (12 oz) home-style beef gravy
2
tablespoons chili sauce
4
unpeeled small red potatoes, diced (2 cups)
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-lb bag)
  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until cooked but not crisp. Drain all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat from saucepan.
  • 2 Add beef and onion to bacon; sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is beginning to brown and onion is tender.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes, gravy and chili sauce. Heat to boiling. Add potatoes and carrots. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 50 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is tender.
  • 4 Stir in corn. Cook uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until corn is tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    1070mg
    1070%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    90%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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