Best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever

best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever

Your search for best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever ends here because we gotta give you a perfect dish that cooked in slow cooker for a perfect dine.

The fried beef stew seasoned with pepper and salt topped with sautéed onion and flavored with gravy finally garnish with celery can make you feel dreamy and mouthwatering.

Is goes when we need to coat the beef stew and fry them gently. Using the same skillet fry the onions to get the onions added the flavor of the beef stew. Later prepared the gravy and finally sift it to slow cooker either to cook in a day or overnight.

The best part of best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever is that you can eat the leftover on the next day and believe me it tastes far better than when it is cooked.

So, let’s find out how we can cook best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever?

Best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever
by Swati M.

Best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever

  • Course Beef, Dinner
  • Cuisine Western

If you are looking for an ultimate winter food that makes us goes crazy to eat, then you are arrived at perfect place because today we are going to see best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever. If you look at the photo I have attached on the left side it will increase the appetite to inhale the richness of stew right away!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 209 kcal


  • 1/2 cup of all purpose flour
  • 2 lbs beef stew
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 pieces of bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups of water
  • 4 medium size big red potatoes
  • 3 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp pepper
  • 2 heaping tsp beef Swanson flavor boost
  • One stalk celery to garnish


  1. Use a bowl and add beef stew meat, all-purpose flour and salt. Use your finger or a wooden spoon mix gently so the beef stew gets nicely coated.
  2. Take a skillet and over medium flame heat olive oil in the skillet. Add the coated beef stew and fry it from all sides until each side turns golden brown in color.

  3. Sift it to the bottom of the slow cooker and season with the black pepper.

  4. In the same skillet add the onion on medium flame and sauté the onion with the remaining oil for 2-3 minutes. Sift the onion on top of beef stew meat in the slow cooker.

  5. In same skillet add the Worcestershire sauce, Swanson flavor boost followed by 2 cups of water. Whisk them gently for a moment until everything nicely mixes. Off the heat and set it aside in a bowl.

  6. Use our veggies and transfer the bay leaves, red potatoes, celery and carrots to the slow cooker.

  7. Pour the reserved sauce on top of everything in the slow cooker. Cover the slow cooker and on low flame cook for 8 hours.

  8. Discard bay leaves from the beef stew before you transfer it to serving plate.

Recipe Notes

In process of frying the beef stew meat and onion you don’t need to wash the skillet every time. Instead of that it adds a wonderful flavor to the main dish.

When whisking the sauce check for the brown bits in the bottom and scrape up before you whisk everything together.

For a comfort lover like me, this is really a fantastic time cooking this best slow cooker beef stew recipe ever.

You can make a lot of variation with this recipe. When you are ready to serve the whole house will be filled with the excellent smell of this awesome stew.

You can even ready all ingredients like cutting and chopping them by night so when you wake up you just need to sift everything to the slow cooker. However, it will be a good idea to brown the beef stew and the onions for a fantastic taste.

This can be a royal dish when served on the dinner table with your family and friends. The full-packed flavor that produces tender beef stew can really make you go wild when it’s aroma fascinate you.

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