Sandaidh's Crock Pot Beef Stew

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
Recipe by Sandaidh

This is a crock pot adaptation of my regular stove top stew recipe. It's one with no written directions, and I sometimes 'dump' other things in it. I don't have the 'hang' of peas in the crock pot yet, although I put them in the stove top version. This is a simple, hearty, hot meal which can cook while one is gone all day.

Top Review by Michelle Allen

Very yummy! I usually do this same one but i use 2 cans of delmonti diced (garlic and herb or basil, garlic and onion) stewed tomatoes for the extra juice and tomatoes. Michelle

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the beef (not absolutely necessary, but it adds a little more flavor to the meat).
  2. Peel, rinse and cut potatoes into chunks.
  3. Put browned beef and potatoes in crock pot.
  4. Add sliced carrots if desired.
  5. Add water.
  6. Add wine- I usually use red, but any wine will do.
  7. If needed add more water and/or wine to make sure meat and potatoes are covered.
  8. Add bay leaf and season to taste.
  9. Turn on low and cook for 8 hours.
  10. Turn heat to high for the last hour.
  11. Serve hot.

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