Beef Pumpkin Slow Cooker Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 751.0
  • Total Fat: 23.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.0 mg
  • Sodium: 816.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 92.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 20.6 g
  • Protein: 51.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    beef chuck cut for stew, 1 lb
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 lb fresh or frozen pumpkin flesh (pumpkin is a winter squash and other squash may be substituted)
    can low sodium black beans
    2 large white potatoes, cut up iinto bite size pieces
    2 cups beef broth
    half to whole tsp each marjoram & allspice
    half to whole tsp red or cayenne pepper

    3.5 quart slow cooker


The allspice & marjoram flavor the beef. Can also use cinnamon & basil for a sweeter combination. Also, the sauce can be thickened with corn starch, or not at all.


Place stew meat in bottom of cooker. Sprinkle with allspice & marjoram. Turn to coat. Add chopped onions, potatoes, & if fresh, pumpkin. Cover & turn cooker to high for 2 hours. Turn cooker to low & add pumpkin now if previously frozen. Remove about a half cup of juices. Cook another 2 hours. Check potatoes for doneness. One half hour before finished, mix 1 to 2 Tbsps flour with reserved juices. Add this with beans to cooker. Stir to mix. Continue cooking another half hour until beans are heated & sauce thickened.

Serving Size: Makes 4 hearty servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARYKAY57.