Slow-Cooker Italian Beef Stew

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 12 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6
Slow-Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Ingredients

1
pound beef stew meat
1
teaspoon beef base
3
large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces (2 cups)
2
medium stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium onion, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (19 ounces) Progresso™ cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained
1
can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes in puree, undrained
1
jar (12 ounces) beef gravy
2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon sugar
2
cups frozen cut green beans (from 1-pound bag)

Steps

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  • 1
    Place beef, beef base, carrots, celery, garlic, onion, pepper, kidney beans, tomatoes and gravy in order listed in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on low heat setting 10 to 12 hours.
  • 3
    Stir in Italian seasoning, sugar and frozen green beans. Increase heat setting to high. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until green beans are tender.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If you can't find white kidney beans, red ones will taste just fine.
  • The Italian seasoning is added at the end to preserve its flavor.
  • Serve a tossed green salad and hot garlic bread to round out this meal.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
50mg
Sodium
800mg
Total Carbohydrate
41g
Dietary Fiber
10g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
38%
38%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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