Beef Stew in a Slow Cooker

    Beef Stew in a Slow Cooker


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    About this recipe: This stew is the perfect comfort food for the cold winter months. It's easy to make, hearty and utterly delicious. Beef is stewed with onions, carrots and potatoes in the slow cooker.

    Serves: 6 

    • 450g diced beef stewing steak
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 30g butter
    • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
    • 4 tablespoons red wine
    • 1 cube beef stock
    • 250ml hot water
    • 1 large potato, cubed
    • 65g baby carrots
    • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/2 tablespoon garlic granules
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 4 tablespoons water
    • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8hr15min  ›  Ready in:8hr35min 

    1. Place beef and flour in a resealable plastic bag. Seal and shake to evenly coat beef with flour. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat and brown beef on all sides. Transfer to a slow cooker.
    2. Melt the butter in the frying pan over medium heat and cook onion until tender. Transfer to the slow cooker with the beef. Pour wine into the frying pan to deglaze, then pour wine into slow cooker.
    3. Dissolve the beef stock cube in 250ml hot water and pour into slow cooker. Place potato and carrots in slow cooker and season with rosemary, thyme, garlic granules and pepper. Mix in 4 tablespoons water and Worcestershire sauce. Add more water if needed to cover all ingredients.
    4. Cover slow cooker and cook stew 7 to 8 hours on Low.

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