Slow-Cooked Beef Stew

Creamy vegetables and beef stew -made ahead in a slow cooker for dinner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. medium new red potatoes, cut into eighths
4
medium carrots, sliced (2 cups)
1
onion, cut in half lengthwise, thinly sliced
3/4
lb. beef top round steak, trimmed, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1
cup beef broth
3
tablespoons tomato paste
2
teaspoons paprika
1/4
teaspoon caraway seed
1
garlic clove, minced
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, layer potatoes, carrots, onion and beef cubes. In small bowl, combine broth, tomato paste, paprika, caraway seed and garlic; blend well. Add to slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for at least 8 hours.
  • 3 Before serving, in small bowl, combine water and cornstarch; blend until smooth. With slotted spoon, remove beef and vegetables from broth; cover to keep warm. Stir cornstarch mixture into broth mixture in slow cooker.
  • 4 Increase heat to high setting; cover and cook an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Serve broth mixture over beef and vegetables.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 2 Cups
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    350mg
    350%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    420%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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