Beef Stew

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Beef Stew is always a great comfort food, serve with bread and a nice salad.

Beef Stew
Beef Stew

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Serves 4
A Healthier Slow Cooker Beef Stew is simple! Hearty slow cooker beef stew using potatoes, carrots, turnips, parsnip and fresh herbs. Serve with some crusty bread and a nice dinner salad!!

Try it with homemade Ciabatta Bread, fresh baked French Bread or some crusty Homemade French Baguettes.

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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
5 hr
Total Time
5 hr 20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
5 hr
Total Time
5 hr 20 min
  1. 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  2. 2 cups carrots, cut into bite-sized pieces
  3. 2 celery ribs, chopped
  4. 2 medium red potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces
  5. 2 turnips, cut into bite-sized pieces
  6. 1 parsnip, cut into bite-sized into pieces
  7. ½ cup tomato paste
  8. 4 cups beef broth
  9. 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  10. 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  11. 1 teaspoon oregano
  12. 3 dried bay leaves
  13. 2 pounds beef stew meat, (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  14. 1 tsp salt
  15. 1 tsp pepper
  16. 2 tbsp olive oil
  17. 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
  18. 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  1. Place the onions, carrots, celery, red potatoes, turnips, parsnip, tomato paste, beef broth, dried thyme, dried parsley, oregano and dried bay leaves into a large slow cooker.
  2. Add the stew meat in a large bowl and season liberally with salt and pepper. Toss the meat until it is fully coated. Set the meat aside.
  3. Over medium heat, heat the olive oil in a skillet.
  4. Add the garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds, or until fragrant is released.
  5. Add the meat and let the beef cook without stirring for a few minutes to allow the meat to brown on one side.
  6. Stir and repeat until all sides of the beef pieces are browned.
  7. Add the cooked beef to the slow cooker and stir to combine with the vegetables.
  8. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for five hours. After five hours, taste the stew and adjust the salt if needed. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  1. Amount Per Serving: Calories: 364 Total Fat: 12.5g Cholesterol: 66.9mg Sodium: 825.1mg Carbohydrates: 31.4g Sugar: 13.9g Protein: 27.7g
Adapted from Primavera Kitchen
Adapted from Primavera Kitchen
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