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width="This hearty beef stew calls for just five ingredients and is unbelievably delicious! Made with only a few flavor-packed grocery-store basics, the one-step recipe is a serious weeknight winner. This comforting meal is perfect for warming up on a chilly fall day, but make sure to freeze your leftovers so you can enjoy it all season!"

-Everyday Food's Sarah Caray

Hearty Beef Stew

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1 1/2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes with green chiles Coarse salt and pepper
3/4 pound small potatoes, halved
1/2 pound frozen peas and carrots, thawed

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1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large heavy pot, toss beef with flour. Stir in tomatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and 4 cups water. Bring to a boil over medium-high, transfer to oven, and cook 1 hour. Stir in potatoes and cook until beef and potatoes are tender, about 1 hour more. Stir in peas and carrots and let sit 5 minutes before serving.

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