Savory Beef Starter

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Savory Beef Starter

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Beef and vegetable soup in a Dutch oven

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Recipe Data

18
Servings
15min
Prep
5hr15min
Total

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    Description

    This simple slow-cooker starter will do more than earn a spot in your regular line-up of freezer-ready creations. Once the beef is seared, cook it until fork-tender in a slow cooker. It adapts well to hearty soups and stews, and anything Asian or barbecue.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 18
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    4 ½ lbs.beef chuck boneless arm pot roast
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
    1(14.5-oz.) can Hy-Vee beef broth
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee Worcestershire sauce
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee garlic powder
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper

    Things To Grab

    • Dutch oven
    • 3-1/2-to-4-quart slow cooker
    • Freezer containers, for storage

    Directions

    1. Trim fat from meat; cut meat into large chunks.
    2. In a Dutch oven heat oil over medium-high heat. Add one-fourth of the meat; cook until brown, stirring occasionally. Remove meat from Dutch oven; transfer to a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add more oil, if needed, to Dutch oven and repeat, cooking remaining meat in batches.
    3. Pour broth over meat in slow cooker. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and pepper.
    4. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or until meat is tender.
    5. Divide meat mixture among 3 (3-cup) freezer containers, or 18 (1/2-cup) containers. Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before using.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    250 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 9g
    • Cholesterol: 120mg
    • Sodium: 150mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 0g
    • Protein: 40g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 0%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2014.