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Slow cooker beef stew makes a hearty, easy dinner any night of the week. This beef stew gets its slightly spicy and sweet flavor from hoisin sauce.
Dietary Fiber: 3g
I made this exactly as the recipe said, and it was much too sweet for me and my family. I think it would be pretty good to take the sweet potatoes and parsnips out and just use carrots.
I made this for co-workers as we work midnights. Everyone loved the tase of it and liked that it wasn't filled with tomatoes. I plan on making it again, but this time without the parsnips. I didn't particularly like the flavor of them, but if that's what you like, put them in. I put extra meat in the stew as well, 3/4 pound isn't much, but the stew is wonderful.
Everyone loved this! I didn't have parsnips so I added carrots. This is a sweet type of stew and the carrots might have added to that. I may reduce the hoisin sauce if I use carrots again. But as it was everyone wanted seconds!
I was a little unsure about this recipe, but after trying it, I'm a believer! Delicious! Since I didn't have sweet potatoes or parsnips, I just used regular potatoes and carrots. The consistency was just right- not too soupy or too thick. I was hoping for leftovers, but there were none to be had! I will definitely make this one again.
This is the best stew I've ever made! The only change I made was to add a couple tbsps of tomato paste to thicken it up.
This stew is a great twist on the boring old beef/potato/carrot combination. It's not so crazy that you won't be able to get your family to eat it, but it's a great way to get some variety in your diet with the parsnips and other vegetables. It's easy and delicious - it has become my favorite beef stew recipe.
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