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Slow-Cooked Family-Favorite Beef Stew

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 8 hr 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/2
lb beef stew meat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
5
tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
1
lb small (2 1/2 to 3-inch) red potatoes, quartered
1 1/2
cups frozen pearl onions (from 16-oz package)
1
bag (1 lb) ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
jar (12 oz) beef gravy
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained

Steps

  • 1 On waxed paper, sprinkle beef with 2 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; toss to coat. In 10-inch skillet, heat about 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add coated beef; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, layer potatoes, onions and carrots. Add browned beef; sprinkle with any remaining flour mixture. Top with gravy and tomatoes.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 Before serving, in small bowl, blend 3 remaining tablespoons flour with 1/4 cup cold water. Stir into stew. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 minutes longer or until thickened.
  • 1 On waxed paper, sprinkle beef with 2 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; toss to coat. In 10-inch skillet, heat about 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add coated beef; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, layer potatoes, onions and carrots. Add browned beef; sprinkle with any remaining flour mixture. Top with gravy and tomatoes.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 Before serving, in small bowl, blend 3 remaining tablespoons flour with 1/4 cup cold water. Stir into stew. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 minutes longer or until thickened.

Expert Tips

This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
430%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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