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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"Beef stew doesn't get any easier than in a slow cooker. Make it in the morning and leave it unattended until dinner time."
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10 h 35 m servings 350 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add stew meat; cook until browned. Drain grease.
  2. In 3 1/2 to 4 quart slow cooker, combine browned meat and all remaining ingredients except water and flour. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours.
  3. In small bowl, combine water and flour; stir until mixture is smooth. Slowly stir flour mixture into stew. Increase heat to HIGH. Cover; cook 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 350 calories; 19 g fat; 19.5 g carbohydrates; 23.1 g protein; 67 mg cholesterol; 993 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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I gave this recipe a 3 due to the obvious inaccuracy of the measurement of beef broth. Be prepared when you are getting your shopping list ready that you will need AT LEAST 5 cans of beef broth...

I never do this, but I am writing in response to the first review for this recipe. I have made beef stew in the slow cooker for a long time, and 5 cans of beef broth is WAY TOO MUCH!!!! Unless...

Best stew I've ever had, though I did alter it a bit. I used fresh potatoes & onions instead of the packaged kind and twice as much beef. I also used 32oz beef broth to account for the extra b...

We really enjoyed this recipe! I left out any veggies that I didn't like (rutabaga) - doubled it and took it to a pot luck; GONE! Everyone was scraping the bottom.