This low-calorie main dish stew gets its lively flavor from a tantalizing mix of mustard, allspice, and Worcestershire sauce.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
8 hrs 35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 1-inch pieces. Place meat in a 3-1/2- to 4-1/2-quart slow cooker. Add squash, onions, and garlic. Stir in beef broth, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, dry mustard, pepper, and allspice.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

  • If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. In a small bowl, combine cold water and cornstarch. Stir cornstarch mixture and green beans into mixture in slow cooker. Cover and cook about 15 minutes more or until thickened.


Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/3 cups
207 calories; protein 26.6g; carbohydrates 14.6g; dietary fiber 2.6g; sugars 4.6g; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 1.4g; cholesterol 67.1mg; vitamin a iu 905IU; vitamin c 12.5mg; folate 22.7mcg; calcium 47mg; iron 4.1mg; magnesium 46.4mg; potassium 721.9mg; sodium 440.2mg.

1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 2 1/2 lean meat