Slow-Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Give savory beef stew a Tuscan twist with Italian seasoning, cannellini beans and crushed tomatoes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 12 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
pound beef stew meat
1
teaspoon beef base
3
large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces (2 cups)
2
medium stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium onion, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (19 ounces) Progresso™ cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained
1
can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes in puree, undrained
1
jar (12 ounces) beef gravy
2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon sugar
2
cups Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans (from 1-pound bag)
  • 1 Place beef, beef base, carrots, celery, garlic, onion, pepper, kidney beans, tomatoes and gravy in order listed in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 10 to 12 hours.
  • 3 Stir in Italian seasoning, sugar and frozen green beans. Increase heat setting to high. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until green beans are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    38%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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