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Beef Stew for the Crockpot

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Beef Stew for the Crockpot | Harrington Harmonies

This recipe is for a soup style stew. For a traditional stew check out my Polenta and Stew recipe.

Just follow these easy steps for a warm and hearty soup. Start it in the morning or at noon and have it ready at the end of the day.

Cut stew meat into small bites and cover in unbleached flour and pepper mixture.

Beef Stew Recipe for the crockpot | Harrington Harmonies

In a skillet brown 2 cloves of garlic in 3 tbsp. olive oil. Add floured meat pieces to skillet and brown well. The meat doesn’t need to be cooked all the way through; it will have more time to cook once in the crockpot. Browning the meat is the key to my beef stew for the crockpot and gives it great flavor. Once browned, place in crockpot.

Beef Stew for the Crockpot | Harrington Harmonies

Chop carrots, onion, and inside of celery stalk and leaves. Add to the crockpot and combine.Beef Stew for the Crockpot  Recipe | Harrington Harmonies

Add 2 cans of beef broth and one can of undrained diced tomatoes ( low salt preferred).

Lastly, add 1-2 tsp. of dry basil leaf and 2 bay leafs.Beef Stew for the Crockpot recipe | Harrington Harmonies

Cook on high till carrots are cooked OR cook on low for 4 or more hours as required.

Optional: 1/2 hr. before serving add cooked wheat noodles or brown rice.

Beef Stew for the Crockpot
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Ingredients
  • 1 pkg. stew meat
  • several tbsp. of olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 4 tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 6 carrots
  • inside of celery- stalk and leaves
  • 2-3 cans of beef broth
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp dry basil
  • 2 bay leaves
Instructions
  1. Cut stew meat into small bites and cover in unbleached flour and pepper mixture.
  2. In a skillet brown 2 cloves of garlic in 3 tbsp. olive oil. Add floured meat pieces to skillet and brown well. Add more oil if needed. The meat doesn't need to be cooked all the way through as it will have more time to cook in the crockpot. Once browned, place in crockpot.
  3. Chop carrots, onion, and inside of celery stalk and leaves. Add to crockpot and combine.
  4. Add 2 cans of beef broth and one can of undrained diced tomatoes ( low salt preferred).
  5. Lastly, add 1-2 tsp of dry basil leaf and 2 bay leafs.
  6. Cook on high till carrots are cooked or cook on low for 4 or more hours as required.
  7. Optional: ½ hr. before serving add cooked wheat noodles or brown rice.

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Comments

  1. Oh this looks so yum! I’m always on the lookout for new crockpot recipes. Thanks for this one!

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