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Basic Beef Stew

Calories 729 kcal


  • 2 lbs Stew beef
  • 2 cups Beef broth
  • 1 tbs Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 Stalk of celery (chopped)
  • 2 Carrots (large, chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbs Chili powder
  • 1/2 tbs Paprika
  • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Basil (dried)
  • 1 tsp Oregano (dried)
  • 1 tsp Rosemary (dried)
  • 3 Bay leaves


  1. Place the stew beef into a slow cooker.
  2. Pour the broth over the stew beef. Add all other ingredients to the Crock-Pot.
  3. Set the Crock-Pot on low, and cook for 8 − 10 hours. Serve with a side salad of mixed greens and your favorite homemade salad dressing.

Recipe Notes

Photo Credit: Hajime Nakano (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jetalone/)

Nutrition Facts
Basic Beef Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 729 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
Cholesterol 213mg71%
Sodium 1336mg58%
Potassium 737mg21%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 67g134%
Vitamin A 2750IU55%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 9.2mg51%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.