Crockpot Hearty Beef Stew

Crockpot Hearty Beef Stew

This easy recipe for Crockpot Hearty Beef Stew is satisfying enough to fill any of your family’s cravings. With chunks of beef and an assortment of tasty vegetables, it’s sure to become a family favorite.

This recipe is so easy to fix and the Crockpot only makes it easier. Crockpot Hearty Beef Stew is a great dish for cold weather, but I can eat it any time of the year.

Crockpot Hearty Beef Stew

Ingredients

  • 3 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 tub Knorr® Homestyle Stock – Beef
  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 lb. medium potatoes, cut into cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 4 medium carrots, sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup thawed frozen green peas

Directions

  1. Pour boiling water over Knorr® Homestyle Stock in large measuring cup or bowl; stir until dissolved; set aside.
  2. Season beef with black pepper, then coat with 2 tablespoons flour.
  3. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat and brown beef, in two batches, stirring frequently; set aside.
  4. Arrange potatoes, carrots, onions and garlic in 5-quart slow cooker.
  5. Add beef, 3 cups prepared Stock, Worcestershire sauce, thyme and bay leaf.
  6. Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours or HIGH 5 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
  7. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  8. Blend remaining 2 tablespoons flour with remaining 1/4 cup prepared Stock in small bowl until smooth.
  9. Stir flour mixture, then peas into slow cooker.
  10. Increase the heat to HIGH.
  11. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens.

Let’s thank Chef Chris for this great Crockpot Hearty Beef Stew recipe and Knorr for the handy video.

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