Beef-Barley Stew

Beef-Barley Stew

Looking for a hearty dinner using Progresso® broth and Green Giant® vegetables? Then try this flavorful beef and barley stew.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups Progresso® beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
2/3
cup uncooked barley
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, undrained
2
cups Green Giant® frozen mixed vegetables
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add beef and onion; cook in skillet over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  2. In ungreased 3-quart casserole, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients except frozen vegetables, breaking up tomatoes.
  3. Cover; bake 30 minutes. Stir in frozen vegetables. Cover; bake 30 to 40 minutes longer or until barley is tender.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
One cup of cooked barley packs about 6 grams of fiber. This virtually fat-free whole grain also contains complex carbohydrates, B vitamins and protein. Look for hulled barley in your coop and you can use that, too.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 590mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.