The Best Fix-It-And-Forget-It Beef Stew Recipe We’ve Ever Tasted
This is the best fix-it-and-forget-it beef stew recipe we’ve ever tasted! This is a hearty recipe that will warm you up on cold days. This beef stew recipe if filled with delicious vegetables and beef, and the best part about the recipe is that it won't take you much effort to make. All you have to do is add the ingredients into your slow cooker before you leave for work in the morning, and when you arrive home after work you will find a stew that is ready to serve to your family.
This slow cooker recipe is open to all sorts of variations and additions. You can always add vegetables that you have in your pantry. You will want to play around with different broths, possibly add a cup of red wine, or add some extra spices if you'd like. The ingredients you will need for this slow cooker recipe include onion, peeled and thinly sliced carrots, potatoes cut into chunks, green beans cut into bite-sized pieces, stew-meat beef chunks, and bay leaf. You will also need fresh thyme, crushed garlic, beef stock, light brown sugar, salt, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, flour, and tomato paste.
To start, put the recipe ingredients except for the flour and tomato paste into the slow cooker, and stir together to combine. Then cover and cook the recipe on low for about 8 to 9 hours or on high for about 4 to 5 hours until the beef is tender and the potatoes are tender to the fork. Then stir the stew once or twice as it is cooking if you can. About 30 minutes before you are going to serve the stew, transfer about a ladle of the broth to a small mixing bowl. Then add the flour and the tomato paste to the bowl, and whisk together until smooth, and then stir the mixture back into the stew. Cook for the remaining half hour, and then serve while hot. This is a warming recipe that the whole family will love!
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A stew is a great recipe to try when you want to combine some vegetables with a healthy protein, in a dish that is warm and comforting. There is just something about stew that makes us feel good. Typically stews are a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in a broth liquid and served in the resulting gravy. Recipe ingredients that can be found in a stew can include a combination of vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, peppers and tomatoes. You will also find a protein source in a stew usually to include meat, such as beef, poultry, sausages, and seafood, or beans. Water can be used as the stew-cooking liquid, wine, beer and stock are also popular.
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