Easy Crock Pot Beef Cubes

Total Time
7hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 7 hrs

Great over mashed potatoes or hot buttered egg noodles.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the beef cubes and onion slices in the crock pot.
  2. Combine tomato sauce, brown sugar, worcestershire, thyme, basil, celery seed, pepper and salt and pour over meat and onions.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Turn to high. Dissolve the cornstarch in the water and then stir into the crock pot.
  5. Cover and keep on high for 10 minutes.
  6. Stir again and serve over mashed potatoes or hot buttered egg noodles.


Most Helpful

These were good, and easy! Per another reviewer's opinion, I tried to build some extra flavor. I have a crock pot that will let me brown the meat right in it, so I did, sprinkling it with salt and pepper, onion and garlic powders, and celery salt. Then I softened the onion. I also added a few drops of Tobasco, and and a zhush of lemon juice. I also threw in 4 pennied carrots because we love the flavor of beef and carrots. Didn't have tomato sauce, so I used crushed--it was fine.

Although browning the meat adds prep time, I still thought these were easy.It could be done on teh stovetop easily enough, too. My family loved these beef cubes with noodles! And for all 5 kiddos to like something is really sayin' something.
Thanks for posting the recipe!

psalm51_119_8949956 November 11, 2011

Very good. We didn't even need to thicken it at the end. We served it burrito-style with shredded cheese. No leftovers!

Terri Newell June 30, 2010

I thought that this recipe was good. My husband was "its okay". I think that adding some garlic & a liitle heavier on the spices would make it much better.

sparky9957 April 24, 2008

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