Cowboy Beef Stew

Cowboy Beef Stew

During a long day on the dusty trail, you'll look forward to hunkering down with a nice bowl of this rich and hearty beef stew!

Ingredients

  • - salt and pepper
  • 1 pkg dried bean soup mix (12-14 oz.) with seasoning packet (not quick cooking)
  • 1 can (14-14.5 oz.) beef broth
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz. each) diced tomatoes with green peppers and onion
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 2-1/2 pound s beef for stew, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cup s frozen diced or hash-brown potatoes (optional)

Directions

1. Soak beans in water overnight in refrigerator according to package directions. Reserve seasoning packet.

2. Coat beef with seasoning from reserved packet. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large stockpot over medium heat until hot. Brown 1/3 of beef; remove from stockpot. Repeat twice with remaining oil and beef, adding additional oil as needed.

3. Pour off dripping; return beef to stockpot. Drain beans, discard water. Add beans, tomatoes and beef broth to stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-3/4 to 2-1/4 hours, or until beef is fork tender.

4. Stir in potatoes, if desired; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; continue simmering, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

Total recipe time: 2-1/4 hours to 3 hours

Recipe & photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff, http://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com

Prep Time
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Cook Time
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Serves
6

Nutrition Information

Calories
509
Total Fat
16g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholestrol
91mg
Sodium
898mg
Carbs
46g
Fiber
2.2g
Protein
47g

 

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