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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 217.5
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.2 mg
  • Sodium: 548.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 16.5 g

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Submitted by: MCDIDDLYD
Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Introduction

"Beef stew doesn't get any easier than in a slow cooker. Make it in the morning and leave it unattended until dinner time."

"Beef stew doesn't get any easier than in a slow cooker. Make it in the morning and leave it unattended until dinner time."


Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    INGREDIENTS

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 pound beef stew meat
    1 (20 ounce) package Simply Potatoes® Diced Potatoes with Onions
    1 cup rutabaga, cubed
    1 cup baby carrots, cut in half lengthwise
    2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped
    2 (14 ounce) cans beef broth
    1 bay leaf
    1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup water
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour

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Directions

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add stew meat; cook until browned. Drain grease.

2. In 3 1/2 to 4 quart slow cooker, combine browned meat and all remaining ingredients except water and flour. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours.

3. In small bowl, combine water and flour; stir until mixture is smooth. Slowly stir flour mixture into stew. Increase heat to HIGH. Cover; cook 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MCDIDDLYD.






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  • Loved this beef stew recipe!! - 3/31/14

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  • Enjoyed the thyme in the stew. Found it a bit too saucy. I would reduce the boullion which would mean less flour for thickening. - 1/11/13

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  • Was ok but have had better. - 9/20/11

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  • I completely forgot the bay leaf, but it was really good! Ate it over 1/2 cup of brown rice. OMG. This is a keeper. The only thing is I did have to add water. there wasn't much in there whenI checked it before putting in the flour. But recipe is fantastic! - 7/29/11

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  • Had no bay leaf - added 1 tsp sage instead. Chopped up 4 small- medium potatoes, and 1 medium onion (which I sauted) as I didn't have the canned potatoes with onions. Also stirred in 1/2 cup of tomato sauce leftover from another recipe. Took this to my parents for supper; everyone enjoyed it! - 4/6/11

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  • This was delicious! I didn't put the rutabaga in, and it still turned out great! I plan to make it next time with mushrooms. I would eat about 1 1/2 cups of this for dinner, and my weight actually went down. Ate it with a Corn VitaMuffin. Yummy combination. Pretty healthy and lowfat meal! - 1/19/10

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  • Thanks for the great recipe. I love beef stew but thought that it could no longer be on my menu if I wanted to lose weight. This recipe has put it back on the menu! - 10/7/09

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