Recipes and Cooking Beef and Bean Ragout 4.1 (14) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 21, 2004 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 8 hrs 10 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 16 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce with onion and garlic 1 14.5 ounce can Italian-style stewed tomatoes ½ 28 ounce package frozen diced hash brown potatoes with onions and peppers (about 4 cups) Fresh oregano leaves (optional) Directions in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, stir together meat, beans, tomato sauce, undrained tomatoes, and hash brown potatoes. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. If desired, garnish each serving with fresh oregano leaves. Makes 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 260 Calories 3g Fat 35g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 260 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 45mg 15% Sodium 835mg 36% Total Carbohydrate 35g 13% Total Sugars 6g Protein 23g Vitamin C 15.4mg 77% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 4mg 22% Potassium 475mg 10% Folate, total 20.2mcg Vitamin B-12 2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *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.