Beef stew is a classic dish that consists of potatoes, onions, beef cubes, and a mix of seasonings in broth. Beef stew is best for slow-cooking because it tenderizes the meat and lets the flavors blend well. You may add other vegetables such as carrots, red bell peppers, and mushrooms. The slow cooker process takes some time, so make sure to prepare this recipe ahead of time. Beef stew will surely get the attention of your guests and make your family content.
• 2.5 lbs chuck roast
• 1/2 cup white onion (diced)
• 1/4 cup flour
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 tsp pepper
• 4 tbsp olive oil
• 3 large potatoes (unpeeled and quartered)
• 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
• 1 x 14.5 oz tin of fire-roasted tomatoes
• 1 tsp dried oregano
• 1 tsp paprika
• 1 garlic clove
• 3 cups beef broth
• 1-3 bay leaf
Slice chuck roast into 2-inch cubes.
Remove the fats.
Place the cubes in a bowl.
In a mixing bowl, add 1/4 cup of flour.
Season with 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.
Toss the chuck roast cubes in the flour mixture.
Set a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 4 tbsp of olive oil and warm it up.
Fry the coated chuck roast cubes until all sides are browned.
Transfer to a crockpot once browned.
Add quartered potatoes and diced white onions into the crockpot.
Add 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce and a can of fire-roasted tomatoes.
Season with 1 tsp dried oregano and 1 tsp paprika.
Add one garlic clove and 3 cups of beef broth.
Add 1-3 bay leaves.
Cover the lid.
Cook in high temperature for 5 hours and 30 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
Tips and ideas:
You can add other vegetables such as carrots, bell peppers, and mushrooms.
You can mix in more herbs and spices to add more flavor to the stew.
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