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Mediterranean Beef and Bean Stew

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Warm up to a cup of this stew during chilly fall and winter nights. The beans add that layer of flavor and texture we all love. 

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Pounds beef shoulder, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon dried, crushed rosemary
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and thickly sliced
  • One 10-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • One 16-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/2 Cup beef broth or red wine

Directions

Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef and brown thoroughly with bacon and rosemary. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
Add onion; sauté until lightly caramelized.

Place beef mixture, carrot and tomatoes in slow cooker. Top with beans and beef broth or red wine.

Cover and cook 3-4 hours on low.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving601
Total Fat26g40%
Sugar8gN/A
Saturated7g37%
Cholesterol139mg46%
Protein58g100%
Carbs33g11%
Vitamin A146µg16%
Vitamin B128µg100%
Vitamin B62mg92%
Vitamin C11mg19%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K13µg16%
Calcium101mg10%
Fiber10g38%
Folate (food)75µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)75µg19%
Iron7mg38%
Magnesium99mg25%
Monounsaturated13gN/A
Niacin (B3)13mg66%
Phosphorus626mg89%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium1224mg35%
Riboflavin (B2)0.6mg37.2%
Sodium1146mg48%
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg44.5%
Trans0.5gN/A
Zinc13mg86%