Crockpot Beef Stew

This easy, comforting beef stew is cooked in a slow cooker with potatoes in a hearty broth. Garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and fresh thyme add flair!(makes 6-8 servings)

Crockpot Beef Stew


  • 1 large onion
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 large potatoes, cut into 1/2″ chunks
  • 1 cup fresh green beans cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 lb stew-meat beef chunks
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste


  1. Put the ingredients except for the flour and tomato paste into the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours or high for 4 to 5 until the beef is tender and potatoes are fork-tender.
  3. Stir the stew once or twice as it cooks if possible.
    30 minutes before serving, transfer a ladle-ful of broth to a small mixing bowl.
  4. Add the flour and tomatoe paste. Whisk until mooth, then stir the mixture back into the stew and cook for the remaining half hour.
  5. Serve hot.

Crockpot Beef Stew
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