Easy Beef Stew with Turnip & Mushrooms

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 1 h 15 min 5
Easy Beef Stew with Turnip & Mushrooms
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500 gm Beef, bottom round, lean (cut into chunks)
1/2 tsp Black pepper
2 cup whole Button mushrooms
2 medium Carrots (peeled and diced)
1 cup Chicken broth (stock)
4 tsp Cornstarch (alternative thickeners: arrowroot or barley flour)
1 clove(s) Garlic
1 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
2 potato Potato (peeled)
1 medium potato Sweet potato (peeled and diced)
1/2 tsp, ground Thyme, dried
1 medium Yellow onion (sliced)


Preheat oven to 350º F (180º C).

In a large oven-proof pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add meat and brown for about 10 minutes. Add onion, garlic, thyme, black pepper and mushrooms and cook until the onions are soft, about 10 minutes. Add chicken stock, turnip and carrots and bring to a boil. Cover and place in the oven for 30 minutes.

In a small bowl mix cold water (1 cup) and cornstarch (or arrowroot flour). Remove stew from the oven and stir in cornstarch mixture, sweet potatoes and potatoes. Cover and return to the oven for 30 minutes.

Remove the lid and cook for an additional 15 minutes. Serve.

This recipe makes great leftovers and can also be frozen.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 229
Calories from fat 53
Calories from saturated fat 15.9
Total Fat 5.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.8 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Sodium 117 mg
Potassium 926 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19.6 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Protein 26.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.1
Meat 1.1
Vegetables 2.3

Energy sources


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  • Chandra Robinson Chandra Robinson (Dec. 30, 2020, 8:42 p.m.)

    I don’t see turnip in this recipe.

    • Jeff Lougheed Jeff Lougheed (Dec. 31, 2020, 9:54 a.m.)

      Hi Chandra! Thanks for pointing this out, we will update shortly. Happy New Year!