Cozy Cottage Beef Stew Soup


This beef stew soup is a delicious blend of tender beef and vegetables, with just the right amount of thick, flavorful broth to tie everything together. Add a loaf of crusty bread, and you have a perfect meal for on the go (it microwaves great!) or for sitting down together and sharing the day's events.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 20 mins


  • ¾ pound beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 large stalk celery, minced

  • 2 carrots, finely chopped

  • ¼ pound green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, coarsely chopped

  • 3 potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans fat-free chicken broth

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans beef consomme


  1. In a slow cooker, combine beef, onions, garlic, celery, carrots, green beans, mushrooms, and potatoes. Pour in tomatoes and tomato sauce. Season with bay leaf, pepper, thyme, and marjoram. Stir together chicken broth and flour. Pour chicken broth mixture and beef consomme into the slow cooker; stir well.

  2. Cover, and cook on Low for 6 to 10 hours. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

293 Calories
8g Fat
33g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 293
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 814mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 18mg 91%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 942mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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