Alaskan Campfire Stew

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2 h 45 m servings 407 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 407 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.9 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 21g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 16.3 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 336 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place bacon in a Dutch oven or large pot; cook and stir over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Stir onions and garlic into bacon and cook until onions are translucent, 5 to 10 minutes. Add beef; cook and stir until beef is thoroughly browned, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Pour enough beer over beef mixture to almost fill the Dutch oven; add Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cover Dutch oven and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, adding more beer as needed, until beef is almost tender, about 2 hours. Add potatoes, carrots, green bell pepper, and enough beer to cover; simmer until potatoes are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.



Well, I mostly drained the fat from the bacon before I added anything else. That probably helped a bit. The broth was sour, vinegary. It was edible but neither my son nor I liked it. It even...