During the brisk winter months, nothing hits the spot quite like soups, stews, and chilis. These cozy meals chase away the chill and warm you all the way to your core. They’re especially warming when shared with loved ones over the events of the day. Lucky for us harried moms (and dads!), there are plenty of super easy slow cooker stew recipes, soup recipes, and chili recipes. One of my favorites is this slow cooker beef stew recipe.
This slow cooker beef stew recipe is a hearty blend of flavorful stew meat and vegetables. The seasonings seep into the meat and veggies while they cook over 7 to 8 hours leaving you with a rich and filling meal that everyone will love. Yep, this slow cooker beef stew recipe is one way to get your little ones to try (and hopefully gobble up) some vegetables.
A huge bonus with this delicious slow cooker beef stew recipe is that it creates enough for leftovers which make for a perfect lunch whether you’re at home or at the office!
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1 ½ lb. stew meat
1 cup water
1 cup beef broth
1 large onion
3 large potatoes
1 lb. baby carrots
1 ½ cups green beans
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1-6 oz. can tomato paste
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
¾ tsp. oregano
1. Spray the slow cooker liberally with nonstick spray or rub with vegetable oil.
2. Place stew meat in the bottom of the slow cooker.
3. Add water, broth, tomato paste, salt, pepper, garlic, and oregano.
4. Cube potatoes into large pieces.
8. Cook on low 7-8 hours.
If you’re looking to add a little extra to this slow cooker beef stew recipe, simply whip up a batch of corn muffins. They’re yummy eaten with the stew or crumbled up in it. Enjoy!