Crock Pot Beef Stew for Two

Beth Pierce


This Crock Pot Beef Stew recipe is plump full of onions, carrots, potatoes, celery, garlic and tender beef stew meat all nested together in a red wine reduction sauce with just a small kick of spice.


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15 Min
7 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 3/4 lb
    beef stew meat
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    small onion chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic minced
  • 2
    carrots cut in chunks
  • 2
    potatoes cut in chunks
  • 1
    stalk celery chopped
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 c
    low sodium beef broth
  • 1 tsp
    cajun seasoning (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1
    bay leaf

How to Make Crock Pot Beef Stew for Two


  1. In large Ziploc bag combine flour, pepper, salt and garlic powder. Add stew meat and shake to coat. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add coated stew meat and cook to brown all sides. Remove from heat and add to crock pot.
  2. Heat 1-2 more tablespoons vegetable oil in same skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until lightly browned on the edges; approximately 4-5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for additional 1 minute; stirring constantly. Add to crock pot on top of beef.
  3. Using same skillet add wine over medium low heat working to loosen browned bits on the bottom of the skillet. Reduce the wine by 1/2 while continuing to stir. Add Worcestershire sauce. beef broth, Cajun seasoning, cumin and bay leaf, Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour wine/broth mixture over beef and onions in the crock pot.
  5. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-5 hours adding carrots, potatoes and celery halfway through the cooking process. Cook just until meat and vegetables are tender. Remove bay leaf.

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