Red Beef Stew Recipe

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Red Beef Stew
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  1. Over medium high heat, bring a large pot of water to boil and add beef, boil for 10 seconds. Drain, and rinse under cold water for 1 minute. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl combine next 5 ingredients (onion - star anise). Set aside.
  3. In another small bowl or cup combine next 5 ingredients (soy sauce - salt). Set aside.
  4. Over high heat heat hot chili oil in a wok or large skillet.
  5. Add onion mixture to wok and stir-fry 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in beef and stir-fry 3 minutes.
  7. Transfer mixture to large sauce pan or pot, adding 2 3/4 cups water. Bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until beef is tender (1 hour and 40 minutes), stirring occasionally. You may need to add more water.
  9. Stir in carrots. Cover and simmer until tender (20 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  10. Remove chilies and star anise - discard.
  11. Increase heat to high.
  12. In a small cup dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup water. Stir into stew, stirring for 1 1/2 minutes.
  13. Transfer to serving dish (over egg noddles or rice, if desired), garnishing with green onions.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 280.36 Kcal (1174 kJ)
Calories from fat 104.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.63g 18%
Cholesterol 104.33mg 35%
Sodium 918.18mg 38%
Potassium 821.7mg 17%
Total Carbs 11.15g 4%
Sugars 4.92g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2.31g 9%
Protein 34.34g 69%
Vitamin C 48mg 80%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 10%
Iron 3.7mg 21%
Calcium 68.9mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 73.9 Kcal (309 kJ)
Calories from fat 27.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.07g 18%
Cholesterol 27.5mg 35%
Sodium 242.02mg 38%
Potassium 216.59mg 17%
Total Carbs 2.94g 4%
Sugars 1.3g 20%
Dietary Fiber 0.61g 9%
Protein 9.05g 69%
Vitamin C 12.7mg 80%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 10%
Iron 1mg 21%
Calcium 18.2mg 7%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.1
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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