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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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 Are you feeling like a hearty one pot dinner that the whole family will adore?  Give this Slow Cooker Beef Stew a try!

You’ll love it because it’s simple to throw in the slow cooker in the morning and right ready to go when you walk in the door for supper 🙂

The rest of the family will LOVE it just because it’s delicious!

Yield: 12

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew by
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes


  • 2 lbs beef stew meat
  • 6 C hot water
  • 6 beef bouillon cubes
  • 4-5 red potatoes, scrubbed and cubed
  • 4 carrots, scrubbed and sliced
  • 4 celery sticks, washed and sliced
  • 1 onion, medium diced
  • 1 packet beef gravy
  • 1/2 tsp onion salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/3 tsp celery salt
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray for easy cleaning.
  2. Turn slow cooker to high to pre-heat.
  3. In a large skillet brown half of meat, place in slow cooker.
  4. Repeat with remaining meat. De-glaze pan with a small amount of water- get all the browned bits from bottom of pan.
  5. Add to slow cooker.
  6. Add water and bouillon.
  7. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion; stir to combine.
  8. Cook on low for 6-7 hours or high 3-4 hours.
  9. Before serving add onion, garlic, celery salts.
  10. Mix gravy packet in 1/2 C cold water and evenly stir into soup.
  11. Adjust seasonings and salt/pepper to taste.
  12. Serve and Enjoy!
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Slow Cooker Beef Stew is a family favorite of ours for many years… it’s wonderful aroma and savory deliciouness keeps everyone snuggly warm in the cold months.

Happy Monday to you all…

xoxo~ Ruthie

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  2. Linda says:

    I love a beef stew. In the crock pot is even better. I’d love it if you linked this to What’d You Do This Weekend.

    Have a great week,

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