Ground Beef Stew

Ground Beef Stew

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"'I created this chunky soup when looking for something inexpensive and easy to make,' recalls Sandra Castillo of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. The thick and hearty mixture is chock-full of ground beef, potatoes and baby carrots."
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5 h 20 m servings
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  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the next nine ingredients. Stir in the beef. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours. Stir in soup and tomato paste; cover and cook for 1 hour longer or until heated through.

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  • Nutritional Analysis: One 1-cup serving (prepared with lean ground beef, 1 teaspoon salt and reduced-fat reduce-sodium tomato soup) equals 180 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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We omitted the following: 2 potatoes, 1c water, onion soup mix & salt. We added the following: 1c red wine, 3T low sodium beef broth, 1 extra garlic clove, 2tsps. (extra) Italian seasoning, ext...

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It was easy and inexpensive as promised. I reduced the potatoes to five and used chopped carrots instead of baby, but otherwise I followed the recipe as written. Unfortunately, something about t...

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We omitted the following: 2 potatoes, 1c water, onion soup mix & salt. We added the following: 1c red wine, 3T low sodium beef broth, 1 extra garlic clove, 2tsps. (extra) Italian seasoning, ext...

I love this recipe the way I make it! I don't care for canned tomato soup, so I replaced it and the pureed tomato with two cans of diced tomato and some vegatable broth (I buy "better than buil...

This was GOOD! I added a bit more water, and a lot more Italian seasoning- specifically oregano, basil, and garlic powder. It was a very fragant, hearty stew and I will make this again. :)

A rather good and easy to make stew. Hearty and filling. I did make some changes, though. I needed to use up some leftover Vodka Pasta Sauce, so I used that instead of the tomato soup. I add...

Super yummy hearty dinner!!After browning meat I put it in the crock pot and added all soups & spices ( I used the whole onion soup packet) & mixed it all together then I cut lots of potatoes ...

It was easy and inexpensive as promised. I reduced the potatoes to five and used chopped carrots instead of baby, but otherwise I followed the recipe as written. Unfortunately, something about t...

This was an easy slow-cooker. It was the first slow-cooker recipe I'd done. It could use more ground beef, less potatoe, and less tomato-taste. I will definitely cook it again.

I made a stew like this when I was feeding 8 kids and 3 adults. I did not use tomatoes but made it as if I was making regular beef stew and add 2 or more bullion cubes for flavor. also did what ...

i make a stew similar to this but i add beef broth and instead of tomato soup i use tomato sauce...the soup is too sweet for me...

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