V-8 Beef Stew Recipe

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V-8 Beef Stew
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  1. Season the beef with the thyme, marjoram, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place flour in a covered bowl or a large sealable plastic bag.
  3. Add the beef, a small batch at a time, and shake to coat pieces.
  4. Shake off excess flour.
  5. Repeat until all the meat is coated.
  6. In a large non-stick skillet, heat the oil or fat over medium-high heat.
  7. Add the meat in batches and brown the meat on all sides.
  8. Do not crowd the pan or scorch the meat.
  9. Remove each batch with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  10. Repeat until all the meat is browned.
  11. Reserve 2 Tbsp of fat from the pan (if there is not enough, add enough to make 2 Tbsp).
  12. In a Dutch oven or a large stockpot, heat the oil or fat over medium heat.
  13. Add the onions and garlic, stirring occasionally, until the onions are softened, about 5 minutes.
  14. Return the meat to the pan and stir to coat and combine.
  15. Stir in vegetable juice, bouillon, hot pepper sauce, bay leaves, thyme, marjoram, and water.
  16. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  17. Cover; simmer for 1 1/4 hours, stirring every 10 minutes or so (making sure no residue thickens on the bottom of the pan).
  18. Stir in celery, potatoes, and carrot.
  19. Cover; simmer 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring every 10 minutes or so.
  20. Skim off fat.
  21. Serve over fresh-cooked egg noodles or white rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 451.85 Kcal (1892 kJ)
Calories from fat 140.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.58g 24%
Cholesterol 107.16mg 36%
Sodium 1097.89mg 46%
Potassium 1516.39mg 32%
Total Carbs 39.91g 13%
Sugars 12.03g 48%
Dietary Fiber 7.65g 31%
Protein 42.93g 86%
Vitamin C 58mg 97%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 5.1mg 29%
Calcium 142mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 74.65 Kcal (313 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.57g 24%
Cholesterol 17.7mg 36%
Sodium 181.38mg 46%
Potassium 250.53mg 32%
Total Carbs 6.59g 13%
Sugars 1.99g 48%
Dietary Fiber 1.26g 31%
Protein 7.09g 86%
Vitamin C 9.6mg 97%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 38%
Iron 0.8mg 29%
Calcium 23.5mg 14%

* 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

  • 9.5
  • 12

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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