Fabulous Beef Stew (Crock Pot)

READY IN: 8hrs 20mins
Recipe by Vindwyn

This is a wonderful beef stew recipe that I found on the About.com website. I have made it several times, and it always generates raves. I don't add the corn starch and water when I make it. Also, I use beef roast instead of stew meat. I think it gives it a richer, heartier flavor.

Top Review by Annacia

This makes an excellent stew with all of the things we like, I did brown the beef before putting it all into the pot just because I like the finished look of it batter. It was rich tasting and the perfect thing for a rainy fall dinner. I made cheese biscuits to go with it and I must say that I didn't bother with the thickening because I've never really had good luck with stews getting thicker in the crock (I must have a really slow slow cooker!) and I was too lazy to mess up another pot just for that.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all ingredients, except for cornstarch and water, in a slow cooker on low heat for 8 to 10 hours.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of cornstarch mixed with water (if desired).
  4. Turn heat to high and stir until thickened.

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