Perfect Winter Beef Stew

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup kraft Italian dressing
  • 2
    lbs beef stew meat, such as beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 6
    slices oscar mayer bacon, chopped
  • 1
    cup chopped onion (about 1 large)
  • 3
    cups sliced mushrooms
  • 3
    cups sliced carrots
  • stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1
    (14 1/2 ounce) can beef broth
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place dressing and meat in large resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large saucepan on medium heat 5 minutes, or until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan: drain.
  • Add onions and mushrooms; cook on medium-high heat 10 minutes., or until softened. remove meat from marinade; discard marinade. add meat, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes with their liquid, the broth and bacon to saucepan. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce hear to low; cover and simmer 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Simmer uncovered, 15 minutes or until meat is tender and sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally.
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