Oven-Baked Beef Stew

Beef stew is so easy - just fill up a Dutch oven, slide it in the oven and forget about it for hours.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
pound beef stew meat, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, cut into eighths
1
bag (8 oz) baby-cut carrots (about 30)
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (10.5 oz) condensed beef broth
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
12
small red potatoes (1 1/2 lb), cut into fourths
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (about 5 oz) or 1 package (3.4 oz) fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 In ovenproof 4-quart Dutch oven, mix all ingredients except potatoes and mushrooms. Cover and bake 2 hours, stirring once.
  • 3 Stir in potatoes and mushrooms. Cover and bake 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes longer or until beef and vegetables are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 1/4 cups)
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    820mg
    820%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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