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300 calorie beef stew (easy & healthy)

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Not Far From Green Bay, WI

This is such a great recipe that I've probably made dozens of times over the past 30 years. Ever have one of those recipes that the whole neighborhood can smell cooking? It's just that good and good for you, too. No heavy brown gravy and huge chunks of potatoes. And, it is very low cal, coming in at just under 300 calories per serving. Low & slow cooking is the secret here. It's so easy that you can have it in the oven in 10 minutes. Serve with a loaf of warm garlic bread and a dinner salad for a delicious (...and healthy) meal.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For 300 calorie beef stew (easy & healthy)

  • 2 lb
    beef stew meat
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    marjoram, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    rosemary, dried
  • 6 md
    carrots, cut into chunks
  • 3 stalk
    celery, cut into bite-size chunks
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    16 oz. can (2 cups) tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    red wine, completely optional (i've made it both ways, and it's great either way) can substitute beef broth or water.

How To Make 300 calorie beef stew (easy & healthy)

  • 1
    Heat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl or right in a medium roaster.
    In medium covered roaster, combine uncooked beef and all remaining ingredients; stir to combine.
  • Ready to cover and pop in the oven to cook nice and slowly.
    And that's it! Bake covered at 250 degrees for 5-5 1/2 hours stirring occasionally. Meat will be moist, flavorful and very tender.