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Nutrition information
Serving: 1/6 of recipe (569 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 364 (64 from fat)
Cholesterol: 68 milligrams
Fat: 7 grams (2 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 30 grams
Sodium: 208 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 46 grams (7 fiber, 7 sugars)

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Beef stew for 6

This one-dish meal provides well-rounded nutrition for an entire family.


1 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch pieces (Choose select grade or leanest meat available.)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt*
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 8-ounce can of salt-free tomatoes
3 cups water
2 cubes low-sodium beef bouillon
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons parsley
1/8 teaspoon thyme
1 cup red wine*
6 medium carrots, cut in half
2 medium celery stalks, chopped
6 small potatoes, peeled and cut in half
10 small pearl onions


  1. Lightly salt* and pepper beef chuck roast pieces and coat with flour.
  2. In a hot skillet, sauté beef in butter or olive oil until lightly browned.
  3. In a heavy pot, sauté chopped onions in olive oil until clear.
  4. Add meat, can of tomatoes, 3 cups of water, bouillon, garlic cloves, parsley, thyme and pepper. Add wine if desired.*
  5. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Add carrots, celery, potatoes and pearl onions.
  7. Cook until tender, about 1 hour.
  8. Serve warm

*Option not included in nutrition facts.


Source: Health Online, Inc.; Your Health eMagazine, Dec./Jan. 1999/2000

First published: 12/01/1999
Last updated: 01/03/2013

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department