Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Perfect for the colder weather or when requiring a little TLC, this hearty stew is so easy to make and delicious to eat.

At a glance

Approx 7-9 hours
Serves 6 - 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1.5kg chuck steak, diced into large dice
  • 3 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 4 cups beef stock, salt reduced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 large cups chopped carrots
  • 4 medium cubed potatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups frozen peas

Method

  • Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • Add all ingredients except the for peas and stir.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Remove bay leaf.
  • Add peas to stew 10 minutes before serving for firmer peas. For less firm peas, add the peas 20-30 minutes before.
  • For thicker stew, combine 4 Tablespoons water with 2 Tablespoons cornflour in a small bowl and stir into the stew 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve hot in a bowl with a side of your favourite crusty bread