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Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

Posted by Jennifer | January 21, 2021

A nourishing and heart warming simple and easy to make slow cooker beef stew recipe to serve the family in January.

Serves 4


1 onion, chopped

2 celery sticks, finely chopped

3 carrots, halved and cut into chunks

2 tbsp rapeseed oil

2 bay leaves

2 tbsp dried thyme

2 tbsp tomato puree

2 tbsp Worcester sauce

2 tbsp cornflour

2 beef stock cubes

900g beef, ready-diced

fresh parsley, chopped

buttery mash  to serve

crusty sliced bread


1. Fry the onion and celery in 1 tbsp oil on a low heat for around 5 minutes until they start to soften.

Add the carrots, bay leaves and dried thyme, fry for around 2 minutes, stir in the tomato puree and Worcester sauce,

add 600ml boiling water, stir together and add all ingredients into the slow cooker, then crumble the 2 beef stock cubes and stir,

season with freshly ground black pepper to taste.

2. In a frying pan fry the ready-diced beef in the remaining oil until well browned, then add to the slow cooker. Cook on low heat for 

 8-10 hours, or on high for 4 hours.

3. To thicken the gravy add the cornflour, with a small amount of cold water to make a paste, then add in 2 tbsp of liquid from the

slow cooker, stir in the chopped parsley and season to taste. Serve with mashed potaoes and fresh crusty sliced bread.




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