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Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew

The Best Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe - Old Recipe - Easy to Make - You can also make this on the stovetop - The perfect comfort food - Healthy and Simple to make and so delicious. www.kidfriendlythingstodo.com

Ingredients

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  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • A package of stew meat
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 4 cups of beef broth
  • 1 large can of tomato sauce – 28 oz.
  • 3 Tbsp. of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. of salt
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Package of frozen mixed vegetables
  • Potatoes – peeled and cut into large pieces

Instructions

  1. In a large non-stick skillet, over medium/high heat, add the olive oil and let warm up
  2. While the olive oil is heating up, in medium size bowl add flour, and toss the stew meat in the flour – coating the meat
  3. Add coated stew meat to oil, and cook browning meat, for about 5 – 10 minutes – turning to evenly Brown & scraping the bottom of the pan to loosen the cooked meat and coating
  4. In the slow cooker add the cooked stew meat plus the scrapings from the pan
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients
  6. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for about 6 hours
  7. Remove the bay leaf, and serve

Notes

  • If you prefer to cook this on the stovetop – bring the stew to a rolling boil, turn it down to a simmer, cover and simmer until beef and potatoes are tender – About 1&1/2 to 2 hours