Easy Slow-cooker Beef Stew

Ready in 10 hours
22 review(s) averaging 4.4. 86% would make again

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The best beef stew and very quick to put together.

"I made this recipe last week! It was delicious. I added a little more beef stock than listed. I prepped everything the night before, put it the crock pot on in the morning and came home to a delicious dinner!!"


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2 pounds Beef stewing cubes
4 Potatoes; peeled and cut in chunks
3 Carrots; cut in chunks
2 stalks Celery; cut in chunks
4 cups Button mushrooms; halved
1 cup Frozen peas
2 Onions; chopped
2 cloves Garlic; minced
1 1/2 cups Beef stock
1 5 oz can Tomato paste
1 Bay leaf
1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
1 teaspoon Dried thyme
2 tablespoons Flour

Original recipe makes 6



In 5 or 6 L slow-cooker, mix together beef, potatoes, carrots, celery, peas, mushrooms, onions, garlic, beef stock, tomato paste, salt and pepper, bay leaf, thyme and Worcestershire sauce. Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours (or on High for 5 to 6 hours) or until beef and vegetables are tender.

Increase heat to High. Whisk flour with 2 tbsp water; stir into stew. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Discard bay leaf.


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This was a great recipe. My kids loved it. We used a chuck roast instead of the suggested beef.
littlel43082 1 year ago

docsanta 1 year ago

jlsmith 1 year ago

The basic recipe is darned good. I now enhance it with more stock, double tomato paste, some butter, and other stew-herbs. But this all works. It's a regular.
KirkT 2 years ago

jake6272 2 years ago

Made this today for dinner. Super yummy and the whole family enjoyed. Will put this recipe into our monthly menu rotation.
massabama 2 years ago

It was tasty, but a little thicker than I am used to.
mjparent13 2 years ago

Great recipe! I coated the meat with the flour and browned it in a skillet before putting in slow cooker and it turned out GREAT!
JediWookie360 2 years ago

i would not make this again
mquattlebaum 3 years ago

josephphillips 3 years ago

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