Spiced Beef Crock Pot Stew

READY IN: 8hrs 5mins
Recipe by Carrie Ann

This is one of my favourite crock pot recipes. With the addition of cloves and brown sugar, it's a deliciously different way to prepare beef. Very reminiscent of the English Spiced Beef my husband's grandmother used to make. I serve this with hot buttered noodles or small roasted potatoes.

Top Review by Alisa Lea

I liked the tanginess of the vinegar and the spice from the cloves. I wasn't sure what beef gravy sauce was so I used beef base. Yummy recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place meat in crock pot.
  2. Stick one clove into each quartered onion.
  3. Place in crock pot with meat.
  4. Sprinkle with sugar and salt, and toss to coat.
  5. Combine gravy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, thyme and water.
  6. Pour over meat.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until tender.
  8. Turn control to high.
  9. Mix flour with a small amount of water to form a thin paste.
  10. Stir into meat juices.
  11. Cook, covered, on high for 15 to 20 minutes until sauce has thickened.

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