slow cooker beef stew

★★★★★ 8
By Donna Brown
from West TN, TN

Very easy to make ahead and cook overnight or make in the a.m. for supper that night. My entire family loves it. It's great to take to a potluck soup supper, too.

★★★★★ 8
serves 4 easily
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooker beef stew

  • 1 1/2 lb
    beef chuck roast, cut into 1 inch cubes) or can use stew meat
  • 1 1/2 lb
    potatoes cut into bite sized pieces
  • 6 md
    carrots, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 3
    stalks celery, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1
    onion, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1
    can beef broth
  • 1
    can (14 1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    diced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    browning sauce if desired

How To Make slow cooker beef stew

  • 1
    Place meat in zip lock bag with flour. Seal and toss well to coat. Brown in oil. Layer ingredients in crockpot in this order: meat, carrots, potatoes, celery, onion, beef broth, tomatoes, garlic, thyme, mustard. Cook on high for 2-3 hours, then turn on low for about 4-5 hours or until tender. You can stir to mix ingredients after the first couple of hours.
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