The Beef Stew

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READY IN: 8hrs 45mins
Recipe by sharlaenlow

Years ago I wanted a "from scratch" Beef Stew. I started putting everything I could find in my kitchen into a crock pot, added spices and then let it cook all day. My roommate at the time loved it and made me make it at least once a month. Now my husband and son want it all the time too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs round steaks (cut in bite sized pieces)
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups potatoes (cut in bite sized pieces)
  • 1 cup corn (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 1 cup cut green beans (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 1 cup carrot (sliced)
  • 1 cup celery (sliced)
  • 1 large onion (cut in bite sized wedges)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 12 tablespoons mesquite flavored fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 cup water (use more to make as thin as you like)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large crock pot using 1 cup of water to start.
  2. Turn on high for 6 hours or on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  3. During cooking time check the stew and if necessary, add more water.
  4. Serve with crackers.

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