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How To Make Beef Stew In The Slow Cooker

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If you want to know how to make beef stew in the slow cooker, it is easy and simple to do. Here is a recipe for you to follow:

Beef Stew In The Slow Cooker

how to make beef in the slow cooker

You Will Need:

2 pounds of stewing beef cut into 1,5-inch pieces.

Kosher salt and ground black pepper

1 tbsp sweet paprika, and a little extra for garnish

1/3 cup all-purpose flour and a little extra for coating

1 cup of red wine

2 tablespoons of tomato paste

1 medium onion

2 cups of low-sodium beef broth

Half pound Cremini mushroom halved

3 carrots peeled and sliced.

1 lb small white potato halved

3 tbsp olive oil

2 cups low-sodium beef broth

1 tbsp caraway seeds optional

sour cream for serving

3 sprigs fresh thyme


  • Mix the beef with the paprika and 1/2 tbsp of pepper and 1/2 tbsp salt.
  • Cover with flour and shake off the excess.
  • Heat up 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large non-stick skillet with a medium-high heat.
  • Put you stewing beef in and cook undisturbed until your beef begins to brown.
  • After about 4 minutes remove from heat then transfer your beef into the slow cooker.
  • Add in the carrots, mushrooms, onions, and potatoes.
  • Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in the skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the tomato paste into the olive oil and cook for about a minute.
  • Add to wine and flour whisk until thick (don’t worry about small lumps).
  • Add the themes beef broth and salt with a few grinds of black pepper.
  • Let heat it up to a simmer while stirring until the gravy is thick and smooth.
  • Add gravy into the slow cooker, place the lid on top and cook on low for 8 hours. Your vegetables and meat should be tender.
  • Seasoned with kosher salt and pepper; Stir in your parsley.
  • Your beef stew should be served in bowls with rice, dollops of sour cream and a sprinkle of paprika.

The best thing about having a slow cooker is that you can prepare your food in the morning before you go to work and it will cook all day so that when you come home you have dinner prepared and ready to eat.

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