Low in calories, carbs, and hands-on time, this slow cooker supper is ideal for a busy weeknight dinner.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Mediterranean Beef Ragout

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  • In a large skillet brown meat, half at a time, in hot oil. Drain off fat. Transfer meat to a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add onions and carrots. In a bowl stir together the undrained tomatoes, broth, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper. Pour over meat and vegetables.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 hours.

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  • If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in zucchini and green beans. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more. If desired, serve over hot couscous. Top each serving with Gremolata. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Mediterranean Beef Ragout)

221 calories; 7 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 67 mg cholesterol; 369 mg sodium. 695 mg potassium; 13 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 26 g protein; 7872 IU vitamin a; 22 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 3 mcg vitamin b12; 71 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

Gremolata

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  • Stir together parsley, lemon peel, and garlic.

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Reviews (1)

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
02/09/2013
Followed recipe exactly and I found this to be very flavorful, as did my family. They all said it was worth making again. Leftovers reheated well. I used tabouli wheat salad and left the tomatoes out for the couscous.