Rating: 4.29 stars
31 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0

Best beef stew I've ever made! I apologize for the vague instructions, the ingredient amounts are approximate as well as I did this over the weekend but did not note amounts. It turned out so good I wanted to save what I did so I could make again! Chicken broth can be used instead of beef broth if desired.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper together in a shallow bowl. Add beef to seasoned flour and toss to evenly coat; shake off any excess flour.

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  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook beef in hot oil until browned on all sides, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer beef to slow cooker; add carrots, onion, potatoes, celery, and garlic.

  • Whisk red wine, beef broth, tomato paste, and rosemary together in a bowl until smooth; pour over beef and vegetables.

  • Cook on Low until beef and vegetables are tender, 4 to 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts

398 calories; protein 25.9g; carbohydrates 26.8g; fat 18.8g; cholesterol 74mg; sodium 178.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (26)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2014
Loved it (and so did my housemates)! I added a little Worcester sauce and doubled the liquids only because I like my stews a little 'saucier'. Will be making this again for sure! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
09/14/2014
I liked it. but my husband still doesn't like beef stew. So I will make it for me only. Read More
(4)
31 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
01/09/2014
Loved it (and so did my housemates)! I added a little Worcester sauce and doubled the liquids only because I like my stews a little 'saucier'. Will be making this again for sure! Read More
(11)
Rating: 5 stars
02/15/2014
Very yummie! Perfect winter meal. Used green beans instead of celery. Read More
(7)
Rating: 3 stars
09/14/2014
I liked it. but my husband still doesn't like beef stew. So I will make it for me only. Read More
(4)
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Rating: 5 stars
10/16/2016
OMG !! My wife and I awarded this the best stew ever! OK we're biased towards tomatoes, garlic, and WINE! I prefer to sauté the veggies Iin a little added wine?) before placing into the the crock pot for added flavor. As the author mentioned, amounts are vague, but who cares. Load it with your favorites., and enjoy. I seem to remember slow cooking for close to 8 hours. Al I can say is yummy and filling. Can't wait to make it again.. Read More
(4)
Rating: 2 stars
10/06/2014
Not a fan. Read More
(2)
Rating: 4 stars
01/26/2014
This is a good stew. I added a few extra spices, let it cook on low for 8 hours. We enjoyed the hardiness of the meal. Great on a cold winter day! Read More
(2)
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Rating: 4 stars
07/17/2016
This was easy & tasty. I used a better cut of meat & more beef broth than called for but otherwise followed the recipe. Stew is one of my favorite meals. Hubby prefers it served with white rice but I opted for the suggested egg noodles & he enjoyed it. Cooked on high for an hour & then low for 6. Was even better the following night. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
11/30/2014
Supremely undercooked using the recipe as directed. Probably tasty otherwise. Will try again but adjust cooking temp/times. Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
02/08/2014
Delicious! Read More
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