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This yummy beef stew is easy comfort food to make in a crock pot … it’s a complete meal with tender meat, potatoes and vegetables in a rich sauce.

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Many people get their slow cookers and crock pots out when cooler weather arrives. But one taste of this beef stew and you may want to make it year-round!

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow cooker beef stew is always a standby option for weeknight dinners.

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

The tomato paste helps to thicken the sauce and tenderize the beef as it cooks. A handful of frozen peas brings out some color to finish this dish…

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

To make it, you won’t need any special equipment other than a crock pot or slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Watch this one-minute video tutorial to see how to make it:

The easiest, most unbelievably delicious Slow Cooker Beef Stew. It’s one of my favorite comforting crock pot recipes. Juicy and tender beef cooked with onions, carrots, green peas and potatoes with garlic, red wine, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning and beef broth. So delicious. Easy one pot recipe.
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The Best Slow Cooker Beef Stew (With Video)

The easiest, most unbelievably delicious Slow Cooker Beef Stew, one of my favorite crock pot recipes. Tender beef cooked with onions, carrots, green peas and potatoes with garlic, red wine, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning and beef broth.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 348 kcal
Author TipBuzz

Ingredients

For the beef

  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast trimmed and cut into 1-2 inch chunks
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

For the stew

  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 medium carrots sliced
  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • 4 tbsp red wine
  • 4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Italian Seasoning or oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 tbsp green peas fresh or frozen
  • fresh parsley chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add garlic, onions, carrots and baby potatoes into the slow cooker.

  2. Place beef in a large ziplock bag along with flour, onion powder, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Shake until well coated.

  3. Place a large skillet on medium-high heat. Once hot, add cooking oil followed by enough beef to fill the pan 3/4 full in one layer.

  4. Sear in skillet until lightly browned on both sides, about 5 minutes total. Then transfer the beef to the slow cooker. Repeat for any remaining beef.

  5. Add red wine, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, bay leaf, tomato paste and beef broth to the slow cooker. If the liquid doesn't cover, add more. Mix well.

  6. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours until potatoes are tender and meat is cooked through.
  7. A few minutes before serving, add peas to the slow cooker. 

  8. Serve with optional chopped parsley on top for garnish. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
The Best Slow Cooker Beef Stew (With Video)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 348 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 996mg 42%
Potassium 959mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 80%
Vitamin C 22.4%
Calcium 6.8%
Iron 24.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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