COMFORT Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

This slow-cooker beef stew is a delicious and easy meal that everyone will love. The combination of beef, carrots, celery, onion, beef broth, and your desired assortment of spices and herbs will result in a flavorful and savory stew that is sure to have everyone asking for seconds. Start by seasoning the beef with salt and pepper before adding it to the slow cooker, along with the carrots, celery, and onion. Pour in the
beef broth and desired spices and herbs, and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours. Serve your delicious beef stew with a side of crusty bread to mop up all the tasty broth.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What’s the best way to make sure my beef stew is cooked through?

A: The key to making sure your beef stew is cooked through is to cook it on low heat for a longer period of time. This helps to break down the beef and ensures it is cooked through and tender.

Q: What’s the best way to add extra richness to my beef stew?

A: To add extra richness to your beef stew, try adding some bacon or a small amount of red wine. This will help to give the stew a deeper, more complex flavor that everyone will love.

Q: How can I make sure my vegetables stay tender in the stew?

A: To make sure your vegetables stay tender in the stew, cook it on low heat for the recommended 8-10 hours. This will give the vegetables enough time to cook through without becoming too soft or mushy.

Q: Can I make this beef stew in a pressure cooker?

A: Yes, you can make this beef stew in a pressure cooker. However, the cooking time will be much shorter, so be sure to adjust the cooking time and ingredients accordingly.

Q: Can I make this beef stew ahead of time?

A: Yes, making this beef stew ahead of time is a great way to help make meal preparation easier. All you need to do is prepare the ingredients and place them in the slow cooker before you leave for the day. The stew will be ready when you get back!

Classic Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

4 from 12 votes
Recipe by Addrecipes Course: Soups, Stews And Chili RecipesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

4

hours 
Total time

4

hours 

15

minutes

This slow-cooker beef stew is a filling, flavorful meal with carrots, celery, carrots, broth, spices, and herbs that everyone will want a second serving of. Beef stew is the bomb and this recipe will surely prove that statement true!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds 2 beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 ground black pepper

  • 1 clove 1 garlic, minced

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 teaspoon 1 paprika

  • 1 teaspoon 1 Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 beef broth

  • 3 potatoes, diced

  • 4 carrots, sliced

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

Directions

  • Place meat in slow cooker. In a small bowl mix together the flour, salt, and pepper; pour over meat, and stir to coat meat with flour mixture. Stir in the garlic, bay leaf, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, onion, beef broth, potatoes, carrots, and celery.
  • Cover, and cook on Low setting for 10 to 12 hours, or on High setting for 4 to 6 hours.

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