30-Minute Beef Stew

Loaded with beef, hash-brown potatoes and vegetables, every bite of this savory stew is sure to satisfy.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

3/4
lb boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
3
cups frozen southern-style hash-brown potatoes (from 32-oz bag)
1 1/2
cups thinly sliced carrots (1 1/2 medium)
1
cup thinly sliced celery (1 3/4 medium stalks)
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
1
envelope (1.5 oz) beef-mushroom soup mix (dry)
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
1/4
teaspoon salt, if desired
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
cups water
  • 1 Heat nonstick Dutch oven or 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef and onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned.
  • 2 Stir in potatoes, carrots, celery and mushrooms. Cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in all remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. If desired, sprinkle individual servings with chopped fresh parsley.

Expert Tips

This hearty stew is an excellent source of vitamin A, and also contributes to your daily vitamin C and iron needs.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
235
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1050mg
1050%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
136%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.