Slow Cooker Beef Stew

 Photo and recipe ny  Chef-In-Training

Photo and recipe ny Chef-In-Training

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs stew meat, add more if desired
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 4 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups frozen peas

Instructions

  1. Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Add all ingredients expect for peas and stir.
  3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Remove bay leaf.
  5. Add peas to stew 10 minutes before serving for firmer peas. For less firm peas, add the peas 20-30 minutes before.
  6. For thicker stew, combine 4 Tablespoons water with 2 Tablespoons arrowroot powder in a small bowl. Stir into stew 10 minutes before serving.
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