Bachelor's Stew is one of the most delicious slow cooker stew recipes, hearty enough for a male appetite, but can be enjoyed by all. Filled with meat and chunky vegetables, this slow cooker stew is a meal all on its own.
Combine bread crumbs with salt and pepper and toss with beef. Place coated beef cubes into a slow cooker and add onion, carrots, celery, basil, tapioca, mushrooms, soy sauce, tomato soup and broth. Stir well, cover and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours, or on high for 3 to 5 hours.