Slow-Cooker Cowboy Stew (Cooking for 2)

When there's just two cowboys, here's just what you want to rope in for a meal.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

6
ounces beef stew meat
1
potato, unpeeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (16 ounces) baked beans in barbecue sauce

  • 1 In 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, mix beef, potato, onion, salt and pepper. Spread beans over beef mixture.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until beef is tender.

Expert Tips

If you have difficulty purchasing meat in small quantities, buy the larger amount and divide and freeze for later.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1240mg
1240%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
13g
13%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.