Savory Beef Stew

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Savory Beef Stew

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
15min
Prep
6hr15min
Total

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Description

This warming fall stew is packed with hearty vegetables and super-tender beef all thanks to one of our favorite gadgets: the slow cooker. 

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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1 tbsp.Gustare Vita olive oil
1 ½ lbs.beef stew meat
3 c.Hy-Vee no-salt-added beef broth
1 c.water, divided
1 ½ lbs.red potatoes, or Yukon gold potatoes, cut up
1 c.Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped onion
4medium carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks
1medium parsnip, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
½ c.Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped celery
1(1-oz.) pkg. dried shiitake mushrooms
3 tbsp.Hy-Vee tomato paste
4 clove(s)garlic, minced
1 tsp.kosher salt
¾ tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper
½ tsp.Hy-Vee dried thyme
2Hy-Vee whole bay leaves
2 tbsp.Hy-Vee cornstarch
Fresh thyme, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Skillet
  • 5-to-6-quart slow cooker
  • Small bowl
  • Whisk

Directions

  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Brown meat, drain and transfer to a 5-to-6-quart slow cooker. Add broth, 3/4 cup water, potatoes, onion, carrots, parsnip, celery, mushrooms, tomato paste, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and bay leaves. 

  2. Cook on LOW heat for 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH heat for 5 to 6 hours.

  3. Turn slow cooker on HIGH heat. Combine remaining 1/4 cup water and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir into stew mixture. Cover and cook 1 hour more or until stew is thickened. Discard bay leaves. Garnish with fresh thyme, if desired.

Nutrition facts

Servings

400 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 470mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Protein: 29g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 30%
0%
Calcium 4%
0%
Vitamin D 0%
0%
Potassium 6%

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Balance October 2018