Stephanies Slow Cooker Stew(Crockpot)


1 pound beef stew meat
2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
1 can (11-1/2 ounces) V8 juice
2 celery ribs, chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
3 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon cold water
1/2 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup frozen peas


1In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 12 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or until meat is tender. Discard bay leaves.
2In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into stew. Add corn and peas. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened.

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This recipe contains less then 350 calories per serving.
Total Time
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7-1/2 hours
Makes 5 servings
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 273 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 865mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.

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