Learn how to make beef stew in your slow cooker--and take the flavor and nutrition to the next level at the same time--with this beef borscht recipe. This classic beef stew recipe gets an earthy, slightly sweet touch from two cups of beets.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet brown meat, half at a time, in hot oil; drain off fat. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine beets, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, onion, garlic, and bay leaf. Add meat to cooker.

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  • In a large bowl combine broth, tomato paste, vinegar, brown sugar, salt, dill, and pepper. Pour over all.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4 1/2 hours. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in cabbage. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more.

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  • Discard bay leaf. If desired, serve with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 45 mg cholesterol; 623 mg sodium. 29 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 22 g protein; 2575 IU vitamin a; 35 mg vitamin c; 61 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

5 Ratings
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Rating: 4 stars
02/11/2018
This is a KEEPER EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT A BEET LOVER YOU WILL LIKE THIS STEW.