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Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Housewives of Frederick County
A hearty, warm, delicious recipe for beef stew.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 516 kcal


  • 2 lbs Beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 clove Minced garlic
  • 1 Bay leaf (optional)
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Beef broth
  • 3 Potatoes, diced into bite size pieces
  • 4 Carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk Celery, chopped


  • 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.


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