When you don’t have time to cook dinner, try this slow cooker easy beef stew recipe.  All you have to do is chop a few veggies (you can do this the night before), and dump everything into the slow cooker.  Cook for 6-8 hours and a delicious dinner will be on your table when you get home from work.  

An easy dinner that you can make easily for a family Sunday dinner.  Potatoes, carrots, beef and onion make this slow cooker easy beef stew recipe fantastic.

Coming back to life after the holidays is a real thing!  We hosted multiple events over the holidays and I am still recovering.  One thing that has kept me sane is my slow cooker.  

It just make cooking and making delicious food so much easier.  But I’m sure you are aware of that. 

If you need proof, check out these slow cooker salsa chicken tostadas and this slow cooker white chicken chili recipe.

An easy dinner that you can make easily for a family Sunday dinner.  Potatoes, carrots, beef and onion make this slow cooker easy beef stew recipe fantastic.

I wasn’t sure what I was doing and there are so many options and programs on it that I just didn’t know what to do.  I think I have it figured out now, so I am ready to create recipes for you guys.

If you are interested in additional slow cooker recipes, I highly recommend this slow cooker chicken and wild rice soup recipe.

An easy dinner that you can make easily for a family Sunday dinner.  Potatoes, carrots, beef and onion make this slow cooker easy beef stew recipe fantastic.

What are your favourite slow cooker meals?

An easy dinner that you can make easily for a family Sunday dinner. Potatoes, carrots, beef and onion make this slow cooker easy beef stew recipe fantastic.

Slow Cooker Easy Beef Stew

Dash of Herbs
When you don't have time to cook dinner, try this slow cooker easy beef stew recipe.  All you have to do is chop a few veggies (you can do this the night before), and dump everything into the slow cooker.  
Cook for 6-8 hours and a delicious dinner will be on your table when you get home from work.  This is 7 Freestyle points per serving on Weight Watchers, 1 cup.
3.93 from 63 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Comfort Food
Servings 6 servings
Calories 257 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound skirt steak
  • 1 Tablespoon kitchen bouquet
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper
  • 3-4 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 pound potatoes cubed
  • 4 medium carrots roughly chopped
  • 3 stalks celery roughly chopped

Instructions
 

  • Spray your slow cooker with olive oil spray.  Coat the steak with the kitchen bouquet on both sides (do this over the sink).  
  • Place it in the slow cooker and add the garlic salt and pepper.  
  • Add the potatoes, celery and carrots to the slow cooker.  
  • Add in the beef broth (enough to cover about 1/2 of the steak).
  • Cook on low for about 6-8 hours, stirring occasionally.  Shred the beef and serve immediately.  Adjust the seasonings, if necessary.

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcalCarbohydrates: 22.5gProtein: 20.6gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3.9gCholesterol: 49.1mgSodium: 377.1mgFiber: 3.7gSugar: 3.6gVitamin A: 1950IUVitamin C: 24.8mg
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21 Comments

  1. Thank you for the feedback Mary Jo. I do have a note about this on the recipe card for this recipe, but I appreciate the feedback.

  2. Way too much pepper. It was all we could taste. My husband who puts pepper on everything thought was too much and I warned him ahead of time to taste before he put pepper on it. It was easy and will definitely make again but with much less pepper.

  3. Yes, it should be around 250ml.

  4. 5 stars
    hi there, im new to ww.
    i love ure recipes, but can i ask if by one cup you mean…250ml? im dutch sorry

  5. Hi Amy – You are right! I’m sorry about the confusion. I had 12 servings in the WW Recipe Builder, not 6 that shows on the recipe card in the recipe. I am updating that now. Even for 7 points, it’s delicious!

  6. It’s actually 7 Weight Watchers points per serving.

  7. You could also use flat iron steak if you can’t find skirt steak. They are similar.

  8. 3 stars
    What cut of steak is “skirt” steak. What other names is this called?

  9. Awesome recipe- can’t wait to try it! It appears, though, that it would be 7 weight watchers points per serving- not 3- just FYI!

  10. Thank you so much. I can make an adjustment on the recipe about the pepper, but I do like my beef stew a bit peppery in flavor. But I understand that not everyone likes as much pepper as I do, obviously! Thanks for the feedback.

  11. 5 stars
    I made this tonight ! Delicious! I might try a little less pepper next time , maybe 1/2 tbsp. Still a big hit with the family !

  12. Thank you for the feedback. I’ll look at the pepper and maybe put a note in the recipe card to lessen it if you need to.

  13. 4 stars
    Loved the stew except definitely too much pepper. My husband and I had a hard time cooling off our mouths

  14. It’s a liquid seasoning that you can buy. It’s usually found at the grocery store near the spices section.

  15. Hi Diane – I’m sorry it was too spicy for you. I don’t remember it being too much for us, but I can make a note that you could adjust the pepper if needed.

  16. I made this today. I think the 1 tb of pepper may be a mis print next time i would start with 1/2 tsp and adjust

  17. This is one of my husband’s favorite meals. He loves meat and potatoes so much and this recipe has both of those things. I hope your family loves this too.

  18. My boys would love this so much! Would be good to make on Sunday for hubby to take to work too.

  19. It’s comfort food for me as well. I can’t stop wanting to eat this constantly either. Slow cooker recipes are my favorite!

  20. Beef stew is pure comfort food for me. This looks really delicious! I love the slow cooker part too. Now muss no fuss!

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