Best Crock Pot Beef Stew

Total Time
8hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This is easy and serves eight hungry people. Serve with skillet cornbread and you have a meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut beef in 1 inch cubes removing any fat.
  2. Place cut up vegetables in order in bottom of large crock pot carrots, potatoes, celery then onions.
  3. Place cubed beef over vegetables.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme.
  5. Sprinkle with package of Au Jus Gravy mix.
  6. Pour tomatoes over all.
  7. Cook for 1 hr on high then reduce to low for 6 hours (or 8 total hours on low if you are heading out for work or errands)
  8. Stir all together gently and let cook for 45 minutes.
Most Helpful

This is a great beef stew recipe! I only had about a pound and a half of beef stew so I used about half the amount of vegetables called for. I did use the whole can of tomatoes and the entire packet of au jus mix so it might have been a little more liquidy than the full recipe would have been but that's no problem for me! A great new addition to my slow cooker cookbook! Made for My-3-Chefs June 2012.

linguinelisa June 04, 2012