Mom's Secret Recipe Beef Stew

  • Yield: 8 servings


1 1/2pounds lean beef, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/3cup all-purpose flour
3tablespoons vegetable oil
1 (28-ounce) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can beef broth
1medium onion, coarsely chopped
1/2teaspoon black pepper
1/2teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
2cups baby carrots or 2 cups sliced carrots, 1-inch thick


  1. Toss beef with flour. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high. Heat until hot. Add the beef. Cook for 5 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally.
  2. Add tomatoes, broth, onion, pepper and thyme; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 45 minutes or until the beef is just tender.
  3. Add the potatoes and carrots; return to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 45 minutes or until the beef and vegetables are tender.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 280
  • Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 45mg
  • Sodium 510mg
  • Carbohydrate 28g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Protein 23g