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Vegetable Beef Stew

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  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 2 hr 35 min
  • serves: 4 (about 1 1/2 cups each)

This tried and true stovetop recipe practically guarantees flavorful results the whole family will enjoy!

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $7.81

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1  pound beef for stew, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Vegetable Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3  medium carrot, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2  medium potato, cut into cubes (about 2 cups)
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Stir the flour and pepper on a plate. Coat the beef with the flour mixture.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until it's well browned, stirring often. Set the beef aside. Pour off any fat.

  • Step 3

    Stir the broth, thyme and bay leaf in the saucepot and heat to a boil. Return the beef to the saucepot. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 1 hour.

  • Step 4

    Stir the carrots, potatoes and celery in the saucepot. Cover and cook for 1 hour or until the beef is fork-tender, stirring occasionally. Discard the bay leaf.

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  • Big Hit

    Ken J.
    December 23, 2017

    Very easy to make with delicious results! This hearty home style stew is sure to please even the fussiest eaters. Made once without thyme and bayleaf and it was just as good! You will not be disappointed!

  • Yummy and very easy to cook

    Eva R.
    January 18, 2017

    Recipe is simple and above all, it's very easy to cook!

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Made With

Calories 325
Total Fat 10 g
Sat. Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 89 mg
Sodium 475 mg
Total Carb 25 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugar 4 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 32 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 23 %DV
Potassium 20 %DV
Calories 325
Total Fat 10 g
Sat. Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 89 mg
Sodium 357 mg
Total Carb 25 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 32 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 22 %DV
Potassium 20 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.