How to Make Crock-Pot Beef Stew

How to Make Crock-Pot Beef Stew thumbnail
A slow-cooker helps you get a hot meal on the table at dinnertime.

A slow-cooker can be a magical appliance. Load the ingredients, press a button and, at the end of a long day, a delicious hot meal is ready. Beef stew is an ideal slow-cooker meal, because the longer it cooks, the more flavorful it becomes. Enjoy a hearty meal that does not require you to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.

Things You'll Need

  • 5- to 6-quart slow-cooker
  • 2 pounds stew beef cubes
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, cut into large chunks
  • 3 sliced carrots
  • 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
Show More

Instructions

    • 1

      Sprinkle the flour, along with a generous amount of salt and pepper, over the meat cubes. Stir to combine, then drop the meat into the slow-cooker.

    • 2

      Add the remaining ingredients and stir to mix.

    • 3

      Cover the slow-cooker and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours, or on high for four to six hours.

    • 4

      Before serving, stir well. For thicker stew, allow the stew to cook an additional 20 minutes, uncovered, on high.

    • 5

      Serve alone, over noodles or rice, or with crusty bread.

Related Searches

References

  • Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images

You May Also Like

Related Ads

Recent Blog Posts

Charred Corn with Chicken and Cheese Salad
by Yvette Marquez

It’s summer and I can’t resist corn. Have you seen my Mexican street corn recipe? If you are looking for a healthier alternative, you will love this charred corn and chicken salad. It has all the flavors of Mexican street … Continue reading →

Curried Deviled Eggs
by Jennifer Farley

I absolutely adore deviled eggs. They’re an easy party appetizer that can be prepared in advance and served chilled or at room temperature. That’s exactly the kind of small plate I want to serve while entertaining guests. I also really … Continue reading →

See all posts
Featured
View Mobile Site