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Easy Beef Stew with Butternut Squash

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7 servings, 1 cup each

Butternut squash and carrots lend sweetness to this savory fall stew. And that hint of zest in the broth? That's BBQ sauce.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meat; cook 5 min. or until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove meat from skillet; set aside.
  • Add remaining oil, onions and garlic to skillet; cook 5 min. or until onions are crisp-tender. Add flour; cook and stir 1 min. Add beef broth; cook 5 min. or until thickened, stirring frequently to scrape browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add carrots, barbecue sauce, thyme and bay leaf; stir. Bring to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in meat. Spoon into 3-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 1-1/4 hours. Add potatoes and squash; cover. Bake additional 45 min. or until meat is tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.

Special Extra

Garnish with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley just before serving.


  • 7 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Low sodium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This low-calorie, low-sodium stew features tender beef with a medley of vegetables. As a bonus, the carrots and butternut squash team up to provide an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 7 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 290
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 390mg
Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 13g
Protein 18g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 210 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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