Sunday Suppers #4: Hearty Beef Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

Sunday Suppers #4: Hearty Beef Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time. ~ Gerald R. Ford


Gathering around the table at dinner time is the perfect opportunity to build relationship and instill values in our children. Make dinner an event and involve everyone in the process.  Even the smallest can place napkins or carry a cup and in doing so come to feel valued as a working member of the family; a feeling that will be remembered and carried for a life-time.  Take advantage of these valuable moments at dinner time to build up the family and strengthen your bonds.

Hearty Beef Stew made in the slow cooker couldn’t be simpler. Great recipe to start in the morning before heading out the door. The wonderful aroma will be the first to greet you when you return!

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Hearty Beef Stew Slow Cooker Recipe
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Serves: 10 servings
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cubed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 stalks celery with leaves, chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp salt, divided
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup red wine or an additional cup of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 6 carrots, scrubbed and quartered
  • 10 small red potatoes, scrubbed and halved
  1. Brown meat in hot olive oil in large dutch oven.
  2. Add onions, celery and garlic and stir until vegetables are softened.
  3. Stir together 1 cup vegetable broth and flour together and pour over meat mixture, stirring to combine.
  4. Pour meat mixture into 4 quart slow cooker.
  5. Mix together remaining broth, wine, tomato and seasonings. Pour over meat mixture.
  6. Place on top of meat and broth the carrots, onions and potatoes. Do not stir together.
  7. Cook on low for 8 hours or until meat is tender.
  8. Remove bay leaves and serve.

 Recipe adapted from The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook – Beef Stew

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  1. says

    Thank you so much for posting this recipe. I love finding new stew recipes. I am a guest host on the Merry Monday Link up this week, and this will be one of my feature picks! Please come back and link up again. :)

  2. says

    Yum Yum and more yum! What else can I say here? This is like one of my favorite cooler weather recipes for sure. I love beef and stew sounds so hearty and great right about now! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Creative Style Linkup! I pinned this for later!!
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  3. says

    Good Morning Shari,

    I too love Beef stew for many reasons. The main reason is everything is in one pot. It is LOADED in vegetables. Your stew looks amazing with all the very fresh veggies.
    Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful day my friend.

    Diane Roark

  4. says

    Hey Shari, great minds think alike! I just did my stew to post later, which is similar; however camera shots are not alike….yours is a beautiful picture my dear. Thank you for the wonderful recipe! Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow


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