Beef Stew By Cass

Cassie *


This is one of my recipe's that I use what I have. I have changed it up with different veggies, but same base.

I love the little pearl onions, they are a bit tedious to prepare, but worth it to me. I make this in my 8 quart crock pot. It could be done in the oven..but I like how tender the crock pot makes the meat..

I doubled the batch, but the recipe I'm posting is a single batch and would work in a 4 quart crock pot.

This is such a hearty and comforting stew, and did I say delicious?


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4 - 6
30 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


2 - 3 lb
chuck roast, cut into chunky 1 1/2 to 2 in pieces, or use whatever stew meat you prefer
2 Tbsp
worchesterchire sauce for marinating beef
1/2 tsp
garlic powder, for marinating beef
2 Tbsp
soy sauce for marinating beef
2 clove
garlic, minced
3 - 4 large
potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks, i used russets, but normally use red potatoes with skins on.
8 oz
( 1 cup) baby carrots (whole)
stalks celery, chopped ( optional)
6 oz
( 3/4 cup) fresh whole mushrooms, cut in half ( optional)
6 oz
( 3 /4 cup) pearl onions, or one onion chopped
6 oz
( 3/4 cup) fresh or frozen green beans
10 - 12 oz
(about 1 1/2 cups) tomato sauce
1 c
beef broth
1/3 c
soy sauce
1/4 c
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
smoked paprika, or can use regular paprika
of each. dried rosemary, dried thyme
bay leaves


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1With a sharp knife; cut the fat from the beef. Cut into 2- 2 1/2 inch chunks it whatever size you prefer.

In a large bowl, I place the beef, add the 2 tablespoons of worchester sauce, and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Add the garlic powder, stir and refrigerate over night. You can skip this step. I just like to marinate it.

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2In 2 - 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil, brown the meat with the garlic. Set aside

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3Spray crock pot with cooking spray.

Peel and chunk your potatoes and add to the bottom of the pot. Next comes the carrots,onion, green beans.

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4Ps..A tip for preparing the pearl onion. Place them in a pan of boiling water for 3 - 4 minutes, drain..cut off the root end and squeeze gently with your fingers, they will pop right out of their outer skin.

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5Next, add the browned meat, garlic and juices.

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6In a small bowl; combine soy sauce, pepper, paprika, rosemary, thyme and flour; pour over the meat. If you want salt, keep in mind there is a lot of sodium in the soy sauce. I didn't add is plenty salty without.

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7Lastly, in a small bowl mix the beef broth and tomato sauce and pour over the top; add the bay leaves.

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8I just about forgot my mushrooms...I put them in last.

Cover and cook on high for 4 - 5 hours. Or low 7 - 8 hours, or until meat and vegetables are tender.

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9Enjoy with a piece of crusty bread, or perhaps a salad.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #stew