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Perfect Winter Beef Stew

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“with only a few ingredients, this foolproof hearty dish is guaranteed to become a favorite winter staple. It fills you up in way that you are not too full or a little bit hungry.”
2hrs 15mins

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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Simmer uncovered, 15 minutes or until meat is tender and sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally.

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