Italian Beef Stew (from Cooking Light Mag)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 389.2
  • Total Fat: 17.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 81.2 mg
  • Sodium: 901.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 33.1 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
    1 1/2 cups chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped carrot
    1 tablespoon minced garlic
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    2 pounds sirloin steak tips, trimmed and cut into cubes
    3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    1 cup dry red wine
    2 15 oz cans of diced tomatoes
    1 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium beef broth
    1/2 cup water
    2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
    2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
    1 bay leaf
    1 (8-ounce) package baby bella mushrooms, sliced
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
    1 tablespoon chopped parsley


Heat a saute pan over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan. Add onion and chopped carrot; sauté 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté for 45 seconds, stirring constantly. Remove from pan and put into preheated crockpot with a splash of olive oil.

Add 1 tablespoon oil to saute pan. Place 1/4 cup flour in a shallow dish. Sprinkle beef with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; dredge in flour. Add half of beef to pan; sauté 6 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove from pan and put into crockpot. Repeat procedure.

Add wine to saute pan, and bring to a boil, scraping pan. Cook until reduced to 1/3 cup (about 5 minutes). Add tomato and next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil. Pour entire mixture into crockpot with beef and veggies. Cook on high for 2.5 hours or until meat is very tender. Discard bay leaf prior to serving.

Serving Size: makes 6 servings (just divide into 6 portions)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TWOBAREFEET.