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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew
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  • Makes: 6 servings

Prepare this in the morning and let it cook all day, so that you can enjoy a healthy and hearty dinner as soon as you walk in the door. 

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds stew meat (cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 1/4 cup flour (all purpose)
  • salt and pepper (optional, to taste)
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon (2 cubes)
  • 1 garlic clove (finely chopped)
  • 3 carrot (sliced)
  • 3 potatoes (diced)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 celery stalk (sliced)
  • Add herbs as desired: bay leaf, basil, oregano, etc

Directions

1. Place meat in slow cooker.

2. Mix flour, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, and pour over meat; stir to coat.

3. Add remaining ingredients and stir to mix.

4. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or HIGH for 4 to 6 hours.

5. Stir stew thoroughly before serving. If using bay leaf, discard before serving.

Notes

Source: Montana State University Extension Service, Montana Extension Nutrition Education Program
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (287g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 282
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 216 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 30 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 42 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 833 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 282
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 68 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 30 g
Minerals
Calcium 42 mg
Potassium 833 mg
Sodium 216 mg
Copper 226 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 52 mg
Phosphorus 258 mg
Selenium 32 mcg
Zinc 5 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 255 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 26 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 9 mcg
Folate 55 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 121 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/4 cups
Grains
1/3 ounces
Protein Foods
3 1/4 ounces

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