Old Fashioned Beef Stew Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Boneless beef round steak1 1⁄4 Pound, cut into 1-inch cubes and trimmed of fat
 Diet margarine1 Tablespoon
 Hot water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon
 Bay leaves2
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1 Dash
 Carrots8 Medium, quartered
 Potatoes4 Small, peeled and quartered
 Onions4 Small, quartered
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Cold water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1804 Calories from Fat 401

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g68.7%

Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.5%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 345.9 mg

Sodium 3792.6 mg158%

Total Carbohydrates 214 g71.4%

Dietary Fiber 36 g144.1%

Sugars 49.2 g

Protein 145 g289.5%

Vitamin A 1659.8% Vitamin C 298.5%

Calcium 42.1% Iron 128.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In Dutch oven brown beef in diet margarine, Add the 1 1/2 cups hot wafer, the salt, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, garlic, paprika, pepper, and cloves.
Cook, covered, "1/4 hours; stir often.
Remove bay leaves; add vegetables.
Cook, covered, 30 to 45 minutes.
Drain; reserve liquid.
Skim fat.
Add water to liquid to equal 1 1/4 cups; return to Dutch oven.
Combine cornstarch and the 1/4 cup cold water; stir into hot liquid, Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly; stir in beef and vegetables.
Heat through.