Beef Stew Recipe

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Beef Stew
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  • 2-1/2 lb beef for stew, cut into 1-inch pieces /cup 1 package (12 to 14 oz) dried bean soup mix with seasoning packet (not quick cooking) /cup 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with green peppers and onion /c2 tbsp vegetable oil /c1 can (14 to 14-1/2 oz) broth /c3 cups frozen diced or hash-brown potatoes (optional) /csalt and pepper /cup 2-1/2 lb for stew, cut into 1-inch pieces /cup 1 package /cup 2-1/2 lb for stew , cut into 1-inch pieces /cup 1 package


  1. Soak beans in water overnight in refrigerator according to package directions. Reserve seasoning packet. 2.Coat beef with seasoning from reserved packet. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in large stockpot over medium heat until hot. Brown 1/3 of beef; remove from stockpot. Repeat twice with remaining oil and beef, adding additional oil as needed. 3.Pour off drippings; return beef to stockpot. Drain beans; discard water. Add beans, tomatoes and beef broth to stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-3/4 to 2-1/4 hours, or until beef is fork tender. 4.Stir in potatoes, if desired; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; continue simmering, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1553.24 Kcal (6503 kJ)
Calories from fat 612.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68.03g 105%
Cholesterol 782.29mg 261%
Sodium 963.69mg 40%
Potassium 4047.49mg 86%
Protein 238.09g 476%
Iron 22.7mg 126%
Calcium 204.1mg 20%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 137 Kcal (574 kJ)
Calories from fat 54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 105%
Cholesterol 69mg 261%
Sodium 85mg 40%
Potassium 357mg 86%
Protein 21g 476%
Iron 2mg 126%
Calcium 18mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 36.7
  • 39

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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