Slow Cooker Rustic Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Rustic Beef Stew

Serve this hearty beef stew with some crusty Artisan bread for the ultimate in comfort food dinner.

30 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
3 parsnips, peeled, sliced in half lenghtwise, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice
1 (14.5-ounce) can beef broth
Salt, if desired
Pepper, if desired


Place beef stew meat and flour into large resealable plastic food bag. Seal bag tightly; shake bag until meat is coated in flour; set aside.

Melt 1 Sauté Express® square in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat just until bubbles begin to form. Add onion; cook 2-3 minutes or until onions soften.

Add beef to skillet; discard extra flour. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until meat is browned.

Add beef and juices from skillet to slow cooker. Cut remaining Sauté Express® squares into small pieces; add to slow cooker. Add all remaining ingredients to slow cooker. Stir to combine.

Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8-10 hours, or High heat setting 4-6 hours or until vegetables and meat are tender. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 85mg

Sodium: 760mg

Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 28g

Recipe #16217©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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