Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew


"Tender onions, carrots and potatoes slow cooked with chunks of beef in a beefy tomato broth."


8 h 30 m servings 406 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 406 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.7 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 28.3 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 426 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place onions evenly on bottom of 3-1/2-quart or larger slow cooker. Top with layers of carrots, celery, potatoes and meat; sprinkle with thyme. Pour diced tomatoes with their juice and the water over meat. Cover slow cooker with lid.
  2. Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours (or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours), or until meat is tender.
  3. Stir in tomato paste; cover. Cook an additional 10 minutes.
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  1. 40 Ratings


This recipe was easy and very good! I will definitely make this again. I added beef broth and used italian seasoning instead of thyme. This is one of our favorites!

I too am not a big fan of Thyme, so I used Italian Seasoning. I also coated the beef in flour before adding it to the rest of the ingredients, and used pearl onions. I would absolutely do this a...

A little runny - needs some cornstarch or something. Otherwise very good!

Fantastic Beef stew. I added in about 2+ cups of beef stock because 1/4 cup of water is not enough water for the amount of food in the slow cooker. Turned out great. This was the best stew we...

Not bad at all. Pretty much followed the recipe, but added a packet of stew seasoning. I think that was a mistake because it was awful salty. I didn't add salt anywhere else. I'm sure the br...

Since I'm not a huge Thyme lover, I subbed my homemade Italian Seasoning. I also don't think just thyme & canned tomato products would make a very tasty sauce. I added beef broth, garlic and wor...

Oh man, this turned out so good. i took some other's advice and didn't add thyme. I put in italian seasoning. Also added some potato flakes to thicken it up. Will definitely do this one agai...

Disappointed in this stew. Way too much tomato taste. It tasted more like an italian dish with beef than an actual traditional beef stew. Maybe it needs beef broth or different seasonings... def...

Best beef stew recipe I've made. You can't really taste the Thyme (which I'm not crazy for) and the leftovers are thickened perfectly. I love beef stew and I'm sticking with this recipe. I di...