Speedy Beef Stew - dummies

By Bev Bennett

Starting with cooked beef tips and cooked, diced potatoes, you can make a robust beef stew in less than 20 minutes. For this beef stew, look for the potatoes in your supermarket’s produce section.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

1 medium red bell pepper

1 medium onion

1 garlic clove

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 package (about 1 pound) refrigerated, cooked, diced potatoes

1 package (about 17 ounces) fully cooked beef tips with gravy

1/2 cup beef broth

1/4 teaspoon pepper

  1. Core, seed, and dice the bell pepper.

  2. Thinly slice the onion.

  3. Mince the garlic clove.

  4. Heat the oil over high heat in a large sauté pan.

  5. Add the bell pepper, onion, and garlic.

  6. Sauté the vegetables 5 minutes or until tender.

  7. Add the potatoes, beef tips with gravy, beef broth, and pepper.

  8. Cover and simmer 5 minutes or until the potatoes and beef are hot.

  9. Serve immediately.

Per serving: Calories 257 (From fat 79); Fat 9g (Saturated 2g); Cholesterol 43mg; Sodium 943mg; Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary fiber 1g); Protein 28g.