Slow-Cooked Family-Favorite Beef Stew

Family favorites can be slo-o-ow good. Piping-hot refrigerated biscuits are a natural with this one.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb beef stew meat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon oil
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
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4
cup cold water
  • 1 On waxed paper, sprinkle beef with 2 tablespoons flour, salt and pepper; toss to coat. In 10-inch skillet, heat 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 tablespoons flour with water. Stir into stew. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 minutes longer or until thickened.
  • 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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