Ground Beef Stew

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this delicious ground beef stew that’s ready in 45 minutes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
lb. ground beef
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
medium potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
1
medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve beef broth
1
medium zucchini, sliced
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1
(6-oz.) jar sliced mushrooms, drained
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, combine ground beef, salt and pepper; cook over medium-high heat until beef is browned and thoroughly cooked. Drain.
  • 2 Add carrots, potatoes, onion and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are almost tender.
  • 3 Stir in zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, thyme and Worcestershire sauce. Cook 5 to 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
  • 4 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, combine water and flour; shake well to blend. Gradually add to stew, stirring constantly; cook and stir until bubbly and thickened.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    260%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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