Texas Ranch-Style Stew

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

WW pts for 1 1/3 cups is 6. From Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet cookbook. This is very good and only 307 calories . Submitted to Taste of Home by Sue West of Alvord TX.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook the beef, onions, and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Drain pasta.
  7. Stir into stew.
Most Helpful

Very good stew! I used a half each of green and red pepper, and mini rotini pasta instead of the shells. The baked beans gave it a very interesting flavor. This is a very filling stew that is great for a one-dish meal. Also, it's very simple to put together. Thank you!

SweetySJD October 22, 2011