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Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 516kcal

Ingredients

  • - 2 pounds beef stew meat cut into 1 inch cubes
  • - 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • - 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • - 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • - 1 clove garlic minced
  • - 1 bay leaf optional
  • - 1 teaspoon paprika
  • - 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • - 1 onion chopped
  • - 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • - 3 potatoes diced
  • - 4 carrots sliced thin
  • - 1 stalk celery chopped

Instructions

  • Place meat in slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the flour, salt and pepper; pour over meat, and stir to coat meat with flour mixture.
  • Stir in the garlic, bay leaf (optional), paprika, Worcestershire sauce, onion, beef broth, potatoes, carrots, and celery.
  • Cover and cook on low setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high setting for 4 to 6 hours.

Notes

Make sure the carrots and potatoes are cut into small pieces to ensure that they cook through.