Simple Beef Stew Recipe

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Simple Beef Stew
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  1. In a deep sauce pot, combine beef stew meat, onions, garlic and bay leaf.
  2. Add enough water to cover meat.
  3. Simmer until meat is tender, adding more water as needed.
  4. When the meat is tender, add tomato sauce.
  5. Add additional water, beef juice in pot at this point should be around 4 to 5 cups.
  6. Continue to simmer, until sauce slightly thickens.
  7. Add potato and carrot cubes. Continue to simmer until potatoes and carrots are cooked, and beef stew meat is fork-tender.
  8. Mash one piece of the cooked potato in the pot to help thicken the sauce.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve hot with thick slices of baguette.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 619.04 Kcal (2592 kJ)
Calories from fat 306.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.03g 52%
Cholesterol 158.16mg 53%
Sodium 1653.6mg 69%
Potassium 804.19mg 17%
Total Carbs 24.04g 8%
Sugars 9.09g 36%
Dietary Fiber 3.21g 13%
Protein 49.38g 99%
Vitamin C 8.1mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 16%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 52.4mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 202.3 Kcal (847 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.12g 52%
Cholesterol 51.69mg 53%
Sodium 540.39mg 69%
Potassium 262.81mg 17%
Total Carbs 7.85g 8%
Sugars 2.97g 36%
Dietary Fiber 1.05g 13%
Protein 16.14g 99%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 16%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 17.1mg 5%

* 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

  • 14.6
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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