Beef Stew

This recipe was recently published in the Slow Cooker for Kids Book. My grandsons love it. Can be served with dumplings too however my girls prefer me to cook up puff pastry squares.

Submitted by Kathryn Ryles

Beef Stew

This recipe was recently published in the Slow Cooker for Kids Book. My grandsons love it. Can be served with dumplings too however my girls prefer me to cook up puff pastry squares.
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Serving: 6
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 1 kg (2lb 3 oz) diced beef
  • 1 onion, dice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
  • 4 carrots, diced
  • 6 potatoes, diced
  • 4 celery stalks, diced
  • 40 g (1 1/2oz) packet French onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 100 g (3 1/2 oz) tomato paste or
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce (ketchup)
  • 400 g (14 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons gravy powder

Instructions
 

  • If you like, brown the beef and onion in oil in a frying pan. Otherwise, place straight into slow cooker with vegetables, soup mix, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste and tomatoes.
  • Fill the empty can with water, swish around and add to slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours.
  • Add peas 30 minutes before end of cooking time.
  • At the end of cooking time, stir in the gravy powder to thicken the gravy.

Notes

  • Add other veggies like turnip, swede etc. if you like.
  • This recipe was recently published in the Slow Cooker for Kids Book. My grandsons love it. Can be served with dumplings too however my girls prefer me to cook up puff pastry squares.
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4 thoughts on “Beef Stew”

  1. This is a huge winner in my house!! Not only because it is my mother in-laws recipe but because my 5 and 3 year old love, love , love it. My 5 year old is super fussy being autistic so if he loves it you know it amazing!

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