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Golden Nugget Stew

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 3 hours

Number of servings: 10

Ingredients

    • 2 lbs beef stew meat, chicken, or turkey meat, cut into 1-inch cubes or pieces
    • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil, divided
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 oz dried mushrooms, any variety
    • 16 oz quartered baby red potatoes
    • 12 oz sweet baby carrots
    • 4 cloves elephant garlic, minced
    • 8 oz pearl onions, peeled*
    • pepper to taste
    • 1/2 tsp low sodium instant beef or chicken bouillon granules
    • 1 can (14.5 oz) chopped tomatoes, undrained
    • 8 to 10 gold nugget squash**

Directions

*To peel pearl onions: Place in boiling water for 2 to 5 minutes; blanch lightly. Remove from boiling water. Chop off end of pearl, and squeeze flesh out of skin.

**To cut gold nugget squash easily: Wash each squash. Place whole squash

in oven for about 45 minutes at 350 degrees F or until it punctures with a sharp knife. Let sit for a few minutes. Using oven mitts to hold the squash, cut a 3- to 4-inch circle around the top stem (opposite flat end). Save cut end for bowl lid.

In a Dutch oven, brown meat, in 2 Tbsp oil. Add water, dried mushrooms, potatoes, carrots, garlic, onions, and pepper. Cover and simmer for 2 hours.

Stir in bouillon and tomatoes. Remove squash “lid” and set aside; discard seeds and loose fibers from inside. Place squash in a shallow baking pan.

Spoon stew into squash and replace the lids. Brush the outside of the squash with the remaining oil. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1/2 hour or until the squash is tender (do not overbake).

Serve each person one squash bowl with stew.

Nutrition Facts
Golden Nugget Stew 
Serving Size 1/10 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 80
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 59g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 13g
Protein 23g  
Vitamin A 130%
Vitamin C 90%
Calcium 15%
Iron 30%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 2
Fruit 0
Vegetable 8
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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