Monday Dinner Beef Stew

A hearty beef stew doesn't have to take all day on the stove to be flavorful. It only takes 25 minutes of time until these tender beef tips, potatoes, and leafy kale are simmered and ready to eat.

Beef stew in bowl
Photo: Brie Passano
Total Time:
25 mins
7 cups


  • 1 pound tiny red new potatoes, halved or quartered, or sweet potatoes, peeled and cut up

  • 3 large carrots, halved lengthwise and cut up

  • 1 15 ounce pkg. refrigerated cooked beef tips with gravy

  • 2 cup water

  • 1 cup chopped fresh kale

  • ½ cup chopped green onions

  • Salt and black pepper

  • Chopped fresh thyme (optional)


  1. In a 4- to 5-qt. Dutch oven combine first six ingredients (through green onions). Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper. If desired, top servings with thyme.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

260 Calories
8g Fat
30g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 604mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 36.4mg 182%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 775mg 16%
Folate, total 63.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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