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Hearty Beef Stew

With a few low-carb substitutions, this hearty stew will still warm you up during cold winter months without as many carbs.



  1. Prepare all of the vegetables. Heat the water in a kettle, bring to boil.
  2. In a medium pan, heat the oil on medium heat. Brown the stew meat, sprinkled with garlic, until browned. (Optional to add 1/4 cup of red cooking wine and let reduce 2 minutes.
  3. In a slow-cooker, add hot water, bouillon cubes, meat, and all of the prepared vegetables.
  4. Let cook for 6-8 hours in the slow-cooker.
  5. Note: a variation for lower carbs is to omit carrots and replace with summer squash.
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Very good, and healthy. I did without bouillon.
27 Feb 10 by member: Walt123
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Nutrition summary:

There are 127 calories in 1 serving of Hearty Beef Stew.
Calorie break-down: 39% fat, 27% carbs, 34% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 51
Calories 128
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5.63g 9%
  Saturated Fat 1.345g 7%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.556g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.941g  
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Potassium 461mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.93g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%
  Sugars 2.8g  
Protein 10.99g  
Vitamin A 802% Vitamin C 186%
Calcium 38% Iron 102%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(128 calories)
6% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (27%)
Fat (39%)
Protein (34%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories