Beef Stew With Cinnamon (Including Crock Pot Version)

READY IN: 3hrs 10mins
Recipe by evelynathens

I have submitted this delicious stew both in its conventional, stove top form and adapted for my new toy - the crock pot.

Top Review by Whisper

What a wonderful beef stew! The cinnamon gives it a little different taste. My family loved it. Thanks, Evelyn, for a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil over moderately-high heat and brown beef in batches, transferring to a bowl as it is browned.
  2. Pour off fat if desired.
  3. Return beef to kettle and stir in scallions, celery, bell pepper, tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce, beef stock, Worcestershire Sauce, brown sugar, herbs and spices.
  4. Simmer, covered, 2 ½ hours.
  5. Add carrots and potatoes and simmer 30 minutes longer, or until they are tender.
  6. For Crock pot: Put browned beef and all remaining ingredients in crock pot.
  7. Give everything a stir and cook on low for 10-12 hours, adding more water or stock if stew appears too dry (probably not necessary).

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