Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Ready in
5 hr 50 min
Beef, potatoes, carrots and peas smothered in a rich gravy of beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, herbs and spices make this hearty stew a stand-alone meal.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

20 min

Cooking Time

5 hr 30 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 pkg Knorr® Homestyle Stock Beef
3.25 cups Water
1.5 lbs Boneless beef stew meat cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
Ground Black Pepper
4 tbsp All Purpose Flour
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 lb Potatoes cut into cubes
4 med Carrot sliced
2 med Onion cut into wedges
4 Clove Garlic finely chopped
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp Dried thyme leaves crushed
1 Bay leaves
1 cup Frozen Peas thawed


  1. Pour boiling water over Knorr® Homestyle Stock in large measuring cup or bowl; stir until dissolved. Set aside.
  2. Season beef with black pepper, then coat with 2 tablespoons (30 mL) flour. Heat oil in 10-inch (25 cm) skillet over medium-high heat and brown beef, in two batches, stirring frequently; set aside.
  3. Place the potatoes, carrots, onions and garlic into 5-quart (5 L) slow cooker. Add beef, 3 cups (750 mL) broth, Worcestershire sauce, thyme and bay leaf. Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours or HIGH 5 hours or until beef is fork-tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  4. Blend remaining 2 tablespoons (30 mL) flour with 1/4 cup (60 mL)  broth in small bowl until smooth. Stir flour mixture, then peas into slow cooker. Increase the heat to HIGH. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens.

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