Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew




Still rollin’ out these slow cooker recipes for my Cookies! Next up, Beef Stew. Correction: THE BEST BEEF STEW! No seriously! My beef stew recipe is like the Beyonce of beef stew recipes. Sooorrry! I ain’t sorry! Okay, stay focused Coop! Y’all know Bey triggers me. Back to the stew…

I’m often asked what’s my favorite thing to cook. This is it! I love, love, LOVE making stews. Just the combination of amazing flavor and tender meats with fresh veggies….ugh! I love it! I hope you will too! Oh! And this is a redo recipe. I posted a slow cooker beef stew recipe last year, but I wasn’t happy with it. I had to revisit it for you. And, this one is a winner! Praise the Lord! Okay, now go plug up the crock pot and get to cookin’!

Love, 

B. Coop





Slow Cooker Beef Stew
Serves 5
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Ingredients
  1. 1 chuck roast cut into 1 inch chunks
  2. 1 T olive or vegetable oil
  3. 1/2 diced onion
  4. 2-3 chopped celery stalks
  5. 3-4 peeled and chopped potatoes
  6. 1 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  7. 1/2 cup of flour
  8. 1 tsp each of onion and garlic powder
  9. 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  10. 1 tsp tomato paste
  11. 1/2 cup red wine
  12. 1 1/2 cup beef broth
  13. 2 sprigs of thyme
  14. salt and pepper to taste (of course I used Cajun seasoning instead)
Instructions
  1. Season beef and pour Worcestershire sauce evenly onto meat
  2. Toss beef in 1/3 cup of flour; shake off excess
  3. Heat oil in skillet and brown beef on both sides; 1 min per side. Brown in batches. Do not crowd the skillet.
  4. Remove and add to slow cooker
  5. Add in onions and a teaspoon more oil if necessary
  6. Once onions are translucent, sprinkle in the remaining flour and stir for 30 sec
  7. Add in tomato paste, stir.
  8. Pour in the red wine.
  9. Heat until it simmers and starts to thicken.
  10. Once all of the fond (brown bits at the bottom of the skillet) are loosened, pour mixture into the slow cooker
  11. Add the veggies, thyme, salt, pepper, and broth into the slow cooker.
  12. Cook on low for 8-10 hrs or on high for 4 hrs.
  13. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary
  14. Enjoy!
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