Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew

Classic Beef Stew

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil or shortening
1 lb boneless beef chuck, tip or round roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large unpeeled potato, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium stalk celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1 teaspoon salt
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 cup cold water (Beef Stock will improve the flavor)
2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

Directions

Directions

  • In 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes. Add beef; cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  • Add water, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes or until beef is almost tender.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients except cold water and flour. Cover; cook about 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove bay leaf.
  • In tightly covered jar or container, shake cold water and flour; gradually stir into beef mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute until thickened.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
17g
Saturated Fat
6g
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
Sodium
980mg
Potassium
980mg
Total Carbohydrate
24g
Dietary Fiber
4g
Sugars
4g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
Vitamin C
30%
Calcium
6%
Iron
25%
Exchanges:

0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;

Carbohydrate Choice

1 1/2

*Percent Daily Values

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