Easy Beef Stew Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Beef stew meat1 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sliced carrots1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cubed potatoes1 Cup (16 tbs) (3/4-Inch Cubes)
 Onion1 Large, sliced
 Tomato juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Small pearl tapioca2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Bouquet garni1⁄2 Teaspoon (Seasoning Style)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 460 Calories from Fat 195

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.4%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 89.6 mg

Sodium 625.3 mg26.1%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 9.4 g

Protein 34 g67%

Vitamin A 113.2% Vitamin C 52.3%

Calcium 7% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 3-quart casserole, combine all ingredients.
Mix well.
Microwave at High for 5 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours, stirring after every 30 minutes.
Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.