Beef Ragout on Polenta

Come home to relish this slow-cooked beef ragout served over polenta - a perfect Italian-style dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium bell pepper (any color), chopped (1 cup)
2
medium carrots, chopped (1 cup)
1
lb beef stew meat, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
1/2
teaspoon black pepper
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1
package (24 oz) polenta, cut into 10 slices
  • 1 Spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, layer all ingredients in order listed, except polenta.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 10 minutes before serving, heat polenta as directed on package. Arrange 2 warm polenta slices on each individual serving plate. Top each with about 1 cup beef mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    870mg
    870%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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