Low Fat Braised Beef

  • Preparation Time 0 min
  • Cooking Time 0 min
  • 4 servings

This is a low fat braised beef dish made with lean beef, potatoes, carrots and mushrooms. It's a good comfort food that can warm you up during cold nights. Also great with crusty breads or noodles.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound lean stewing beef (top round or sirloin tip round)
  • 1 medium potato, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 8-ounce pack cremini mushrooms
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup fat-free beef broth
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp Italian blend herbs
Nutritional Info
  • Calories: 287
  • Protein: 23g
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Fat: 6g
Other Dietary Information
  • Calories from Fat 61
  • Fat 6.8g (sat 1.4g) Cholesterol 51mg
  • Sodium 201mg
  • Fiber 5.3g

Steps

1
Heat oil in a large Dutch oven. Brown beef and transfer to a plate.
2
Add potato, carrots, onion, celery, garlic and mushrooms to the pot. Sauté for 5 minutes.
3
Sprinkle flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring continuously.
4
Stir in wine, scraping any brown bits. Add broth, tomato paste and herbs. Stir well.
5
Simmer for 10 minutes.
6
Add browned beef then cover pot with its tight-fitting lid. Transfer to a 300-degree oven for 2-1/2 hours or cook (covered) on the stovetop at a bare simmer for the same period of time, stirring occasionally.
Course
Dinner
Main Ingredient
Beef
Veggies
Dietary
Low Fat

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