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Healthified Beef and Sweet Potato Stew

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83% less sat fat • 54% less cholesterol than the original recipe. Small changes can make a big difference! Here, trimming the fat off the beef saves you over 200 calories per serving! But we kept the sweet potatoes, which provide a hearty dose of fiber and vitamin A.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 3/4
pounds boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat to make 1 1/4 pounds lean beef stew meat
2
medium sweet potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise, and sliced 1/2 inch thick (3 cups)
1
medium onion, cut into wedges (1/2 cup)
1 3/4
cups beef broth
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8
teaspoon salt
4
cloves garlic, minced
1
can (14.5 oz) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup dried apricots or pitted dried plums (prunes), quartered
2
tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts
Sliced green onion (optional)

Directions

  • 1 Cut meat into 1-inch pieces. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine meat, sweet potatoes, and onion. Stir broth, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, salt, and garlic into mixture in cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
  • 3 Stir in undrained tomatoes and dried apricots. Sprinkle individual servings with peanuts and, if desired, green onion.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 300
  • Fat Reduced By 30g
  • Sodium Reduced By 270mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 cups
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
210%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

The Original vs. Healthified

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Before After
1 3/4 pounds boneless beef chuck roast 1 3/4 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat to make 1 1/4 pounds lean beef stew meat
1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon salt
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons chopped peanuts 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
650 (before)
350 (after)
Cholesterol
 
 
130 mg (before)
60 mg (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
15 g (before)
2 1/2 g (after)
Sodium
 
 
920 mg (before)
650 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
39 g (before)
9 g (after)

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/09/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 cups
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
210%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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