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Slow-Cooker Italian-Style Beef Stew

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Slow-Cooker Italian-Style Beef Stew
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 7 hr 50 min
  • Servings 12
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Looking for a Italian slow-cooked dinner made using Progresso™ broth? Then check out this hearty stew loaded with beef, bacon and veggies.
Updated Mar 7, 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 lb), trimmed of fat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1/2 lb carrots, cut diagonally into slices
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 2 cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 package (8 oz) sliced fresh baby portabella mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup dry-pack julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes
  • Fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley leaves, if desired
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Place bacon in slow cooker. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Cook beef in bacon drippings 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Add onion. Cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Spoon mixture into slow cooker.
  • 2
    Add carrots, wine, broth, flour, basil, thyme, salt, pepper and diced tomatoes to slow cooker; stir.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4
    Stir in mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes. Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes longer or until tomatoes are tender. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition

270 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
6g
0%
Sodium
420mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Vegetable;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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