Winter Warm-Up Beef Simmer
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Winter Warm-Up Beef Simmer

Winter dinner recipe that's perfect in the slow cooker and table ready at supper time.

The Story Behind the Recipe
8
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
08 hrs 30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

6 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 medium (1 cup) onion, chopped

3 pounds beef chuck roast, trimmed, cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/2 cup apple juice

1/2 cup beef broth

1 can (6-ounce) tomato paste

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

4 medium red potatoes, halved

3 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 medium onions, halved

1 (8-ounce) package fresh mushrooms, halved

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place bacon, chopped onions and beef roast pieces in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until bacon and beef are browned. Stir in parsley, apple juice, broth, tomato paste, bay leaves, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme.

  2. STEP 2

    Place potatoes, carrots, onions and mushrooms in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker; add meat mixture. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8-10 hours, or High heat setting 4-5 hours or until meat is fork tender. Remove bay leaves; stir mixture before serving.

Nutrition

280Calories
9Fat (mg)
80Cholesterol (mg)
520Sodium (mg)
20Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
30Protein (g)

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  March 21, 2015

This is the best stew ever. I made it with pork and it was great. We use to have a land of lakes cookbook, but it was lost during our last move. I was soooooo happy that I found your site and this much loved recipe!

— says Nancy S.
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  October 17, 2013

Family approved!, A decent tasty hearty meal.

— says Missy
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