Vegetable Meatball Stew

Angela Pietrantonio


This is my most favorite of stews! I got it from my ole tried & true Taste of Home website! The meatballs are delish, the sweet potato's are awesome in this!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
25 Min


  • 4 c
  • 2 medium
    peeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 medium
    carrots, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 1 large
    onion, cut into eighths
  • 2 Tbsp
    beef bouillon granules
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 medium
    sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 medium
    parsnips, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1/4 tsp
    browning sauce, optional

How to Make Vegetable Meatball Stew


  1. In a large Dutch oven or soup kettle, bring water to boil. Add potatoes, carrots, onion and seasonings; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, egg and Worcestershire sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  3. Shape into 1-in. balls; add to Dutch oven along with sweet potatoes and parsnips. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Discard bay leaf. Stir in peas. Combine flour, cold water and browning sauce if desired until smooth; gradually stir into stew. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 6 servings.

    10 points per serving

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About Vegetable Meatball Stew

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Healthy

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