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All-American Beef Stew

All-American Beef Stew

Homemade beef stew, conveniently made in the slow cooker, makes for a warm and hearty weekday dinner.

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25 min
Prep Time
08 hrs 30 min
Total Time


1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes

2 cups vegetable juice cocktail

1 (14 1/2-ounce) can beef broth

2 medium (1 cup) carrots, peeled, sliced 1-inch

1 medium (1 cup) potato, peeled, cubed

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves

1 bay leaf

1 1/2 cups frozen peas

1/2 cup water

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons red wine or beef broth

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add beef. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until browned.

  2. STEP 2

    Place meat into 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in all remaining ingredients except peas, water, flour and wine.

  3. STEP 3

    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8-9 hours, or High heat setting 5-6 hours or until beef is tender. Uncover; remove bay leaf. Stir in peas.

  4. STEP 4

    Stir together water, flour and wine in bowl until smooth. Slowly stir flour mixture into beef mixture, stirring constantly. Cook on High heat setting, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until thickened.

Tip #1

Add more flour for a thicker stew.

Nutrition (1 serving)

350 Calories
18 Fat (g)
80 Cholesterol (mg)
910 Sodium (mg)
20 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
25 Protein (g)
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