Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
    • Calories: 297
    • Fat: 8g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
    • Cholesterol: 49mg
    • Sodium: 153mg
    • Carbohydrates: 27g
    • Fiber: 5g
    • Protein: 30g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

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Need a slow cooker recipe for a weeknight dinner? In the morning, just mix these ingredients in a slow cooker and you'll come home to a tender beef stew that's rich in flavor but low in fat and calories.


    • 1/4 cup flour
    • 1/8 tsp black pepper
    • 1/8 tsp paprika
    • 1 1/2 lbs stew beef, lean, cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 Tbsp canola oil
    • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
    • 1 cup sliced celery
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
    • 2 cans (14 oz each) low sodium beef broth
    • 1 small bay leaf
    • 1/3 cup pearl barley
    • 2 cups sliced carrot
    • 2 cups diced turnip
    • 1 large baking potato, peeled and cubed
    • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed


    • In a bowl or resealable plastic bag, combine flour, pepper and paprika. Toss beef in flour mixture until coated evenly.
    • In a slow-cooker, combine oil and floured beef cubes and cook for 30 minutes set on high to brown the beef.
    • Add remaining ingredients, reduce to low setting and cook for 8 hours. For thicker gravy, cook and additional 2 hours on low setting.
Yield: 8 servings

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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