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amazing slow cooker beef stew

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Anita Hoffman
Holland, PA

Rich broth and creamy potatoes and carrots and tender pieces of beef make a great stew.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For amazing slow cooker beef stew

  • 2-1/2 lb
    beef cubes
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    small onions, diced
  • 1 c
    red wine
  • 3
    carrots, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 lb
    small gold potatoes, quartereed
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • pinch

How To Make amazing slow cooker beef stew

  • 1
    Preheat the slow cooker. Set a 4 to 6 quart slow cooker to low to start cooking up.
  • 2
    Season and flour the beef cubes. Place in a large bowl and season with salt. Sprinkle with flour and toss to combine.
  • 3
    Brown the beef in 1 tbsp of oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add half of the beef and sear until browned on a few sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer the browned beef to the slow cooker and repeat with the remaining oil and beef.
  • 4
    Saute the onions and add to the skillet, 4 to 5 minutes untill softened. Deglaze the onion pan with the red wine. Pour the red wine mixture over the beef. Add the carrots over the beef, followed by the potatoes.
  • 5
    Whisk the beef broth and the tomato paste in a small bowl. Pour over the potatoes. Cover and cook on low setting about 8 hours.

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