Slow Cooked Beef Stew with Prunes Recipe from Sunsweet Growers®

Slow Cooked Beef Stew with Prunes

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Slow Cooked Beef Stew with Prunes Recipe from Sunsweet Growers
2 tbsp peanut oil or vegetable oil 1 1/4 lb stewing beef 2 onions, peeled and roughly chopped 2 carrots, peeled and diced 2 1/3 cups beef broth, divided 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes 12 Sunsweet® Pitted Prunes, halved 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley

Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).  Heat oil in large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Brown beef, in batches, for 3 to 5 minutes, turning to browned on each side. With slotted spoon, transfer beef to a plate.

Add onions and carrots to Dutch oven. Add 1/4 cup of the stock. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally for 5 to 7 minutes. Increase heat to high; stir in tomatoes and simmer for 1 minute.

Add remaining broth and reserved beef; bring to a boil. Cover and transfer to oven. Cook for 45 minutes. Add prunes and return to oven for 45 minutes, or until beef is very tender. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Tip: Serve with a fresh green salad and crusty bread.

Nutritional Information
  • Total Servings 4
  • Serving Size 1/4 recipe
  • Calories per serving 440
  • Fat 19g
  • Cholesterol 100mg
  • Sodium 1000mg
  • Carbohydrates 28g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 16g
  • Protein 40g
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Products Used in This Recipe
Pitted Prunes
Pitted Prunes