Beef and Sweet Potato Stew

Slow Cooker Recipe 

Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups per serving)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. stewing beef 
  • 1 Tbsp. flour 
  • ¼ tsp. salt 
  • 1 tsp. pepper 
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil 
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 
  • 2 cups beef stock 
  • 1 cup onion, chopped 
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and chopped 
  • 1 cup celery, chopped 
  • 1 cup sweet potato, peeled and chopped 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 2 bay leafs 
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme 
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley 
  • 1 tsp. dried basil 
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano 
  • ¾ cup frozen peas 

Preparation

  1. Combine flour with salt and pepper. Toss the beef into the flour mixture being sure to cover all sides of the beef with the mixture. 
  2. Heat oil in pan on medium-high heat and brown the beef. 
  3. Pour the browned beef into a slow cooker along with all of the other ingredients except the peas. 
  4. Allow to cook for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low. 
  5. 30 minutes before serving add the peas into the slow cooker.  
  6. Serve and enjoy! 

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 307 calories, 14 g fat, 24 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate (16 g available carbohydrate), 4 g fibre, 292 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 1 grain, 3 protein, 1 vegetable, 0 fruit, 0 fat, 0 dairy