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Easy Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

Easy Slow-Cooker Beef Stew
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
Hearty dinner for four? Come home to this meat and potatoes special.
Updated April 8, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium stalk celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 (1.5-oz.) pkg. beef stew seasoning
  • 1 lb. beef stew meat
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen cut green beans

Steps

  • 1
    In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, layer carrots, potatoes and celery. Place stew seasoning on waxed paper or in plastic bag. Add beef; coat with seasoning. Add beef to slow cooker; sprinkle with any remaining seasoning. Add water. Layer frozen corn and green beans on top.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours. Stir stew before serving.

  • To complete the menu, warm a variety of bakery dinner rolls. Toss baby spinach leaves with sliced strawberries and poppy seed dressing.
  • Transfer any cooled leftovers to airtight food storage containers; refrigerate. Before reheating them in the microwave or on the stovetop, stir in a bit of water for optimum gravy consistency.
  • Look for beef stew seasoning near other sauce and seasoning packets in the grocery store.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
115
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
910mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
5g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
18%
18%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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