Bacon-Chili Beef Stew

Bacon-Chili Beef Stew

A jar of home-style beef gravy lends delicious, down-home flavor to zesty beef stew.

Prep Time

1:50

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Total Time

1:50

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Makes

6

servings

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2
lb lean beef stew meat (1/2-inch pieces)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
1
jar (12 oz) home-style beef gravy
2
tablespoons chili sauce
4
unpeeled small red potatoes, diced (2 cups)
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from 12 oz bag)
  1. In 4-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until cooked but not crisp. Drain all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat from saucepan.
  2. Add beef and onion to bacon; sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is beginning to brown and onion is tender.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, gravy and chili sauce. Heat to boiling. Add potatoes and carrots. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 50 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is tender.
  4. Stir in corn. Cook uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until corn is tender.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Like your chili spicy? Use tomatoes labeled “hot” instead of the mild variety.
Serve-With
Serve the stew with warm rolled flour tortillas and a tossed green salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 430
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 1070mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.