Tuscan Beef Stew Recipe

The aroma of this stew simmering will have your family asking "What's for dinner?"
  • Ready in: 8 hours, 5 minutes
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 8 hours
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  • Servings: 6

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ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. beef stew meat
  • 14 oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and cut in half
  • 4.5 oz. jar sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 14.5 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup dry red wine (optional)
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, cubed

cooking methods

  • Slow Cooker

directions

Serve it tonight: Combine first 5 ingredients and the wine, if desired, in a greased slow cooker. Cover; cook on low 6-8 hours. Add cream cheese; stir to combine. Salt and pepper to taste.

Freezer it for later: Combine first 5 ingredients, and the wine, if desired, in a gallon resealable freezer bag; freeze. Thaw completely. Prepare as directed above.

Serve with warm biscuits.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious After searching for a recipe this caught my eye. I am so glad I tried it. So delicious and the entire family loved it! I did use the wine and I served it over egg noodles.
Date published: 2019-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tasty Very tasty. I cut down the seasoning to 2.5 TBSP and it was perfect. My 6 yr old loved it. I plan to add more veggies next time, maybe even carrots, celery, etc as it seemed a little meat heavy.
Date published: 2018-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tasty This makes a tasty, hearty stew. Delicious with a good, crusty bread!
Date published: 2017-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this hearty stew! So easy and different. I would never had normally picked this recipe but tried it with a meal collection and it's wonderful!
Date published: 2016-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best things I Have ever eaten! This is amazing!!! Even the kids loved it. I wasn't sure about the artichokes but it is amazing! I used the wine, and love the depth of flavor. Tastes like something from a pricey Italian restaurant.
Date published: 2016-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good! Wasn't too sure about this one, but it was at the top of the freezer. Wow. It is so good. I did not include mushrooms or wine. I made it again 2 days later- it was that good. Put it over egg noodles the second time, I liked it better than the stroganoff recipes.
Date published: 2015-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great recipe! Husband was tentative about the artichoke hearts, but he couldn't even taste them. He lately said I could make it again!
Date published: 2015-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very versatile I tried this both ways today. It is delicious!!! I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Loved it with the beef too. This would be easy to make vegetarian. Just use portabella mushrooms in place of the meat.
Date published: 2015-09-21
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