Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

beef stew recipe

A hearty stew is at the top of the list when it comes to comfort food. This flavorful slow cooker beef stew recipe made with carrots, potatoes, celery and garlic is a breeze to prepare. After preparation, just let the slow cooker work its magic and enjoy!

Beef Stew Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef (or beef alternative)
  • Himalayan salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1 pound red potatoes
  • 4 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or pan at medium heat.
  2. Cut beef (or beef alternative) into 1 inch cubes. Use Himalayan salt and ground black pepper to season beef, to taste.
  3. Add beef to the skillet and cook for approximately 2-3 minuted until browned.
  4. Chop potatoes, carrots and celery into chunks. Dice onion. Mince garlic.
  5. Place beef, potatoes, carrots, onion and garlic into the slow cooker. Stir in beef broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire, thyme, rosemary, paprika, and bay leaves.
  6. Add Himalayan salt and ground pepper to taste.
  7. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours. Alternatively, you can cook it more quickly on high heat for 3-4 hours.
  8. Mix together 1/2 cup stew broth and flour, then stir this mix into the slow cooker. To thicken stew make sure to cook it on high heat for about 30 minutes more.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Prep time: 20 mins

Ready in: 4-8 hours depending on slow cooker heat level.

Serves: 8

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Himalayan Salt

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Organic Thyme Leaves

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2 thoughts on “Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

  1. Alisha says:

    Thank you very much for all of these slow-cooker recipes. I decided just a few weeks ago that I need to make better use of my slow cooker, so your post is perfect timing!! Many thanks.

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