Slow Cooker Homemade Beef Stew + RECIPE VIDEO
Slow Cooker Homemade Beef Stew + RECIPE VIDEO
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 8 hr
  • total: 8 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Slow Cooker Homemade Beef Stew makes the perfect comforting dish on a cold day. Made with tender beef, potatoes, carrots, stew and sweet potatoes.

    Ingredients

    • For the beef
    • 1 1/2 - 2 pounds beef chuck roast preferred (or beef stew meat) trimmed and cut into 1 - 2 inch chunks
    • 1/3 cup flour (use gluten free flour or arrowroot starch if needed)
    • 1-2 teaspoons sea salt (to taste)
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
    • For the stew
    • cooking oil
    • 1 medium onion, cut into large chunks
    • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 6 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or red wine
    • 3-4 medium Russet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1 inch chunks (or can use about 10 small baby potatoes with skin on - cut in half)
    • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped into 1 inch chunks (leave out if desired)
    • 3 medium carrots, peeled and cut into slices
    • 2 ribs celery, chopped
    • 1-2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning (or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme)
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 4-5 cups beef broth, homemade or low sodium
    • 1 star anise (optional but adds SO much depth and flavor)
    • water as needed to cover the vegetables
    • 1-2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, for garnish
    • more salt and pepper to taste
    • Optional:
    • To thicken stew : Make a slurry with 2 Tablespoons flour (all purpose, gluten free or arrowroot powder)+ 3 tablespoons cool water

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 7
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 929 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 87.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 58.54%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 49 mg 16.35%
    • Sodium: 1857 mg 77.39%
    • Calcium: 415 mg 41.46%
    • Potassium: 1050 mg 30.01%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 11 mg 62.23%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 92 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 21 g 85.85%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 18 g
    • Vitamin A 65.01%
    • Vitamin C 18.15%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq