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Slow-Cooker Classic Beef Stew
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Slow-Cooker Classic Beef Stew

8 Hr(s) 30 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
8 Hr(s) Cook
Using bacon drippings to brown the beef in the skillet gives this classic slow-cooker stew just one of its many layers of deliciousness.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
8 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 boneless beef chuck eye roast (2 lb.), trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
1/3 cup flour
1/2 cup dry red wine
1 lb. each baby carrot s and quartered fresh mushrooms
1 pkg. (10 oz.) pearl onion s, peeled
4 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup each BULL'S-EYE Original Barbecue Sauce and KRAFT Lite Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
1
Cook and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 2 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
2
Toss beef pieces with flour. Add to drippings in skillet; cook 6 min. or until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Spoon into slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray.
3
Add wine to skillet; bring to boil, stirring constantly to scrape browned bits from bottom of skillet. Cook and stir 2 min.; pour over beef. Add vegetables and garlic.
4
Whisk broth, barbecue sauce and dressing until blended; pour over ingredients in slow cooker. Cover with lid; cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours (or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours).
5
Stir in parsley and bacon before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Variation
Omit wine. Increase beef broth to 1 cup, using 1/2 cup to deglaze the skillet, and remaining to mix with the barbecue sauce and dressing as directed.
Tip 2
Special Extra
For easy cleanup, line slow cooker with plastic liner bag before filling with ingredients and cooking as directed.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare using KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce.
Tip 4
Special Extra
Add 1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves to slow cooker along with the vegetables.
Nutrition
Calories
220
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
12%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg
18%
Sodium 300mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 13g
5%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 7g
14%
Protein 20g
40%
Vitamin A
110%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
4%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
12 servings, 1 cup each
* 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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