Perfect Crock Pot Beef Stew

Recipe by uberivy
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READY IN: 6hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2 TBSPs oil in large skillet, season meat with salt and pepper, stir meat in oil until slightly browned.
  • Transfer meat into crock-pot and add onions and 2 TBSPs oil to skillet, reduce heat to medium—sauté onions until golden brown, mix with meat.
  • Sauté leeks briefly in skillet and add to meat and onions in crock pot.
  • Add wine, tomatoes with juices, garlic, herbs, hoisin sauce, water, and bay leaves.
  • Simmer for 4-5 hours on low setting, or 2 on high.
  • Add carrots and potatoes and beef broth. Cook another 2 hours.
  • Add mushrooms. Cook for final hour on low setting.
  • Uncover, increase heat, stir until thickened—add cornstarch if necessary. Discard bay leaves.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
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