Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

I have been making this stew for 25 years. I have tried many recipes, but this is my very favorite. Toss the ingredients together in the morning and coming home to the aroma of comfort food.

It goes so well with fresh French bread and a green salad.

(The photo featured is the dish PRIOR to cooking. We ate the finished result before I had a chance to take a picture!)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
beef stew meat
1 medium
onion, chopped
4 large
carrots, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
2
ribs celery, cut into 1 inch pieces
4 medium
potatoes, peeled
1 can(s)
tomatoes, diced and undrained
1 can(s)
beef broth, 10 1/2 ounces
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
parsley flakes
1 tsp
thyme leaves
1 large
bay leaf
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
tapioca

How to Make Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Step-by-Step

  • 1Brown beef cubes in skillet over medium heat. Transfer meat into crockpot.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 8 hours or on low for 4-5 hours.
  • 3If you'd like a thicker stew, add a tablespoon or two of cornstarch mixed in a small amount (about 1/4 cup) of water and add to stew about 15 minutes prior to serving. This should thicken it.

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About Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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