4 Reviews

Wonderful stew! I dusted my stew meat in seasoned flour and browned it in olive oil before putting it in the crock pot. I added some things-chopped onion, celery, more carrots (6), fresh sliced mushrooms, 6 minced garlic cloves instead of the powder, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, Emeril's Essence, seasoned salt, and a bay leaf. I used beef consomme instead of the broth. I used Great Northern white beans and I added in some fresh minced parsley when I put them in. If the stew is too soupy for you, the flouring /browning meat step will help and another great tip is : when adding the beans, remove a quarter of them and mash them with a potato masher before putting them in the crock pot with the rest of the beans. It will thicken the stew nicely. I recommend using the wine instead of the water, as Parsley did. I served this with crusty sourdough rolls. My whole family LOVED it and I will make this again for sure-so easy and economical too! Thanks!

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bad kitty 1116 December 15, 2009

This was really good! I used green beans instead of carrots, but other than that, I followed the recipe exactly. I served with crusty Italian bread to sop up the lovely gravy.

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KelBel September 04, 2007

Pretty good, although mine came out pretty soupy. I made exactly per the recipe, and found it a bit bland...next time I'll go to town with the garlic! The good news is that my whole family enjoyed eating this! Thanks for sharing!

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LillyZackMom November 16, 2006

Delicious and easy! Smells wonderful while cooking. I used the 1/2 cup red wine and I recommend using that instead of the alternative water listed. I used several cloves of minced fresh garlic instead of the garlic powder, otherwise, I made it as written. Thanx for a great Crockpot recipe; I'll make this again.

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*Parsley* July 02, 2006
Tuscan Beef Stew