During the winter, when it’s beyond cold and miserable outside, there’s nothing better than some comfort food. We’ll take anything heart warming at this time of year! And, when we think of heart warming food, it’s got to be a stew. What makes it even better is that you can pop all your ingredients into the slow cooker, and it does all the hard work for you! We’ve got the perfect Slow Cooker Beef Stew recipe right here. Pop your ingredients into the slow cooker, sit back and relax, then enjoy your tasty beef stew.
Slow Cooker Beef Stew
Cooking time: 6hrs
3lbs pounds stew meat chunks
2 tbsp all purpose flour
2 tsp dried thyme
2 carrots cut into 1-inch pieces
4 potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 bay leafs
2 tbsp tomato puree
1L Beef Stock
2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
In a slow cooker place the beef, flour, salt, pepper and thyme
Mix until fully coated
Add onions, garlic, carrots & potato
Top with tomato purree and beef stock and stir.
Add the bay leaves, cover with a lid and cook for 6 hours on low.
Remove the bay leaves.
Taste and season with salt & pepper
Serve and top with freshly chopped parsley.
It’s as easy as that! Slow cookers are a must for any kitchen. Although they’re not for a quick fix, you can pop on your dinner and leave it be. Come back a while later and it’s ready to enjoy! Check out our full range of slow cookers right here.
If you’re looking for something sweet to enjoy after your beef stew, check out our Tasty Toy Show Treats. The Toy Show may be over, but there’s definitely still time for plenty of treats this Christmas!
Keep an eye out for more delicious recipes (we’re talking tasty brownies!) coming your way from Littlewoods Ireland.