Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew

Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew

  • Recipe Serves6
  • Preparation Time20 min
  • Cooking Time45 min

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. corn oil
  • 1 lb. beef round steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. green cabbage, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 lb. calabaza pumpkin [or butternut squash], cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 lb. all-purpose potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cubes Knorr® Beef flavor Bouillon Cubes
  • 4 1/4 cups water
  • 1 envelope Knorr® Sazon with Garlic and Onion
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) chick peas or garbanzos, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • In large saucepot, heat oil over medium-high heat and brown steak, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Remove steak and set aside.
  • In same saucepot, add onion, green pepper, tomato and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Return steak to saucepot. Stir in cabbage, pumpkin, potatoes, Knorr ® Beef flavor Bouillon Cubes blended with 4 cups water, Knorr® Sazon All Purpose Seasoning, salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to dissolve bouillon. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Stir in chick peas.
  • In small bowl, blend remaining 1/4 cup water with cornstarch until smooth; stir into beef stew. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute or until stew thickens.