Beef Stew II

Beef Stew II


"This stew is a meal unto itself, very hearty and flavorful. This recipe calls for various spices, you may have some of your own favorites to throw in."


5 h 25 m servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 449 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Dredge beef cubes in flour until evenly coated.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet, and cook coated beef cubes until evenly browned.
  3. Transfer beef to slow cooker and add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, bay leaves, salt, sugar, pepper, paprika, cloves, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Pour in water and stir.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW 10 to 12 hours or on HIGH 5 to 6 hours. Serve hot!!


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 172 Ratings


Delicious. Some minor changes to suit my personal tastes: One can beef broth, almost one can burgundy wine, the rest of the can, water. Rather than slicing, I chopped the carrots and celery in ...

This is the best stew I've ever made. I added cubed potatoes in the beginning, to make it bigger. To thicken, I took the cover off the slow cooker for the last 30 minutes of cooking on high. ...

My good friend is a wonderful cook and caterer. Her husband said that this was the best beef stew he has ever had which is quite a compliment. Tweeked it a little by chopping up everything in sm...

I use this recipe, but substitute 3-4 small potatoes for the celery, and cook it on the stove on low for 3-4 hours rather than in a slow-cooker. I usually serve it with fresh bread, sliced chee...

This recipe is fantastic. . . with a few changes. Some I took from other reviews - I added soy sauce, used beef broth from bouillon cubes instead of water and added cabbage. I also didn't have...

Very good - I added 4 cups of beef broth in place of the water, and also potatoes. The best beef stew I've ever made.

I love this stew; it is wonderful for frozen snowy days. When I make it I omit the bay leaves and cloves, and add a cup of chopped mushrooms, a leak, a can of garbanzo beans and a can of kidney...

This receipe has the same ingredients and flavors I remember as a child. I've been looking for similar ones for a while now. Thanks!

I made this stew for my family and my husband and kids said it's the best they had ever had.