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Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

  • Author: Krista
  • Total Time: 17 minute
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


This slow cooker beef stew recipe is a hearty and comforting meal that cooks while you’re away. Packed with tender beef, vegetables, and savory flavors, it’s perfect for a chilly day. Learn about the benefits, interesting facts, and substitutions for this healthy dish. Follow the easy instructions and enjoy this delicious meal in no time!


Units Scale
  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 potatoes, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a slow cooker, combine the beef, broth, onion, carrots, celery, potatoes, garlic, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, and bay leaf.
  2. Stir to combine.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-6 hours, or until the beef is tender and the vegetables are soft.
  4. Remove the bay leaf and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with crusty bread or over a bed of rice.


  • If you’re short on time, you can brown the beef before adding it to the slow cooker. This will give it a richer flavor and color.
  • If you prefer a thicker stew, you can mix 1-2 tablespoons of cornstarch with a little bit of water and add it to the slow cooker during the last hour of cooking. T
  • his stew can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, or frozen for up to 3 months.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8-10 hours