Easy Crockpot Beef Stew (#1044)

Serves
Ready
8
5
Hours
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
5
Hours
Categories
Stews Vegetables Any American Dinner Beef Entrée Main Oils Protein Vegetables Healthy Gluten Wheat Crock Pot Not Spicy
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Ingredients

  • 2 slices Bacon chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Pounds Stewing Beef cubed, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 envelope Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 tsp Rosemary Leaves dried
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1 tsp Garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 cups Potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups Rutabaga (Swede) peeled, cubed or squash
  • 1 cup Baby Carrots
  • 1 cup Peas, Frozen thawed or fresh

Directions

  1. Sprinkle the beef with flour and pepper. Brown the beef in batches in one tablespoon of oil.
  2. Add bacon to a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and cook until crisp. Discard fat.
  3. Remove to paper toweling and set aside.
  4. Add the stewing beef, bacon, remaining flour mixture, onion soup mix, rosemary, thyme, garlic, tomato paste and water to a crockpot.
  5. Cook covered on high,1 hour.
  6. Stir in potatoes, rutabaga and carrots.
  7. Cook 3 hours on high; or 7 hours on low or until vegetables are tender.
  8. Stir in peas 10 minutes before serving.
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