5 Hour Beef Stew


This is a recipe from my grandma Jan. It's so good and comforting. Make with some yummy bran muffins.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins
10 servings


  • 2 pounds beef tenderloin steaks, diced

  • 8 potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 4 (12 ounce) cans tomato-vegetable juice cocktail (such as V8®)

  • 3 cups diced carrots

  • 1 cup diced celery

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 tablespoons tapioca

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

  2. Stir beef, potatoes, tomato-vegetable juice cocktail, carrots, celery, onion, tapioca, sugar, salt, and pepper together in a roasting pan; cover.

  3. Bake in preheated oven until beef and potatoes are tender, about 5 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

399 Calories
10g Fat
45g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 399
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 470mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 74mg 370%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 1527mg 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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