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slow cooker beef stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

A tasty beef stew that takes little effort to make!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 8 hrs 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 550 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs Beef stew meat (chopped into 1 inch cubes)
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Russet Potatoes (chopped into 1 inch cubes)
  • 2-4 Carrots (chopped)
  • 3/4 Onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 3 cups Beef Broth
  • 2 tbsps Tomato Paste
  • 2 tbsps Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsps Parsley (chopped)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Cook beef in skillet until evenly brown, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • In slow cooker, place all ingredients left except flour and mix evenly, including the cooked beef.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours.
  • After the 8 hours, whisk flour and 1/2 cup stew broth until evenly mixed. Add it into the slow cooker, cooking for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.
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