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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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

Ingredients:

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

Instructions:

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6th of recipe
Calories 267; Total Fat 12g; Saturated Fat 4g; Cholesterol 44mg; Sodium 1151mg; Carbohydrate 21g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Protein 18g


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Reviewed by BlackberryGirl
on 12/05/2012
One of the best-loved workday meals in our house.

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20 min

Prep Time

8:20

Time-To-Table

6

Servings

12

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