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Beef & Mushroom Stew

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Servings: 8


  • 4 pounds boneless beef chuck or round, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 head garlic, separated, peeled
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) ready-to-serve beef broth
  • 1 envelope (0.9 ounce) onion-mushroom soup mix
  • 1 pound assorted small fresh mushrooms, such as button, cremini and shiitake
  • 8 ounces baby carrots
  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas


  • Combine flour and pepper; lightly coat beef with flour mixture. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Brown 1/4 of beef; remove beef. Repeat three times.
  • Add onions and garlic to Dutch oven; cook and stir over medium heat 3 minutes. Add wine; cook and stir until browned bits attached to pan are dissolved. Stir in broth and soup mix until blended.
  • Add mushrooms and beef to Dutch oven; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 45 minutes. Add carrots; continue simmering, covered, 30 minutes or until beef is fork-tender. Add peas; simmer 5 minutes.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron and zinc.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 738
  Calories from Fat 499 (68%)
(86%)Total Fat 56g
(103%)Saturated Fat 21g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 26g
(54%)Cholesterol 163mg
(21%)Sodium 503mg
(29%)Potassium 1023mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(85%)Protein 43g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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