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Savory Beef Stew with Roasted Vegetables

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 2 hr. 25 min.
Fork-tender beef floats in broth alongside mushrooms, onions, and tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1- 3/4 to 2 lbs beef for stew, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 can (13-3/4 to 14-1/2 ounces) ready-to-serve beef broth
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cups cooked couscous
  • Roasted Vegetables:12 medium mushrooms
  • 6 plum tomatoes, quartered, seeded
  • 3 small onions, quartered
  • 1 1/2 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1- 1/2 Tbs each olive oil

Directions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Brown beef with garlic in batches; pour off drippings. Return beef to pan; season with pepper.
  • Stir in broth and thyme; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-3/4 to 2 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
  • Meanwhile heat oven to 425F. Place vegetables in lightly oiled jelly roll pan. Drizzle with 1-1/2 tablespoons oil and vinegar; toss. Roast in 425F oven 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.
  • Stir cornstarch mixture into stew; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in vegetables and 2 teaspoons vinegar. Serve with couscous.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman's Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 641
  Calories from Fat 204 (32%)
(35%)Total Fat 23g
(37%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(18%)Cholesterol 54mg
(8%)Sodium 198mg
(22%)Potassium 786mg
Total Carbohydrate 81g
(28%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(54%)Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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