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Mediterranean Beef Stew

Yield 4 servings.
work time: 5 minutes cook time: 5 hours or 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into bite-size chunks
  • 3/4 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (2-inch) stick cinnamon or 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutrition Information

  • calories 193
  • caloriesfromfat 19 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 22.8 g
  • carbohydrate 16.9 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 48 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 572 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place zucchini in bottom of a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker. Add beef and remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high setting 5 hours or until meat is tender. Or, cover and cook on high setting 1 hour; reduce to low setting, and cook 7 hours. Remove and discard cinnamon stick before serving.

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