Easy Slow-Cooker Stew

Easy Slow-Cooker Stew

This all-in-one beef stew, made fast with baby-cut carrots, canned tomatoes, and frozen green beans, simmers all day to meld flavors perfectly.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

6:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8 servings (1 1/2 cup each)

3
lb beef stew meat
3
large onions, cut into eighths
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cups water
1
tablespoon beef bouillon granules
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon pepper
2
dried bay leaves
1
bag (1 lb) ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
bag (1 lb) Green Giant® frozen cut green beans
  1. In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except green beans.
  2. Cover; cook on High heat setting 6 to 7 hours, stirring occasionally, adding green beans during last hour of cook time. Before serving, remove and discard bay leaves.
Makes 8 servings (1 1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
This stew can be also be prepared in a Dutch oven. Mix all ingredients except carrots and green beans. Cover; bake at 300°F 6 to 7 hours, stirring occasionally, adding carrots and green beans during last hour of bake time. Remove bay leaves before serving.
Feel free to substitute frozen peas for the green beans--either veggie will work well.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 1110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.