Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 pound beef stew meat

1 package Diced Potatoes with Onion

1 cup rutabaga, cubed

1 cup baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise

2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped

2 cans (14 ounces each) beef broth

1 bay leaf

1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup all-purpose flour


Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add stew meat; cook until browned. Drain grease.

In 3 1/2 to 4 quart slow cooker, combine browned meat and all remaining ingredients except water and flour. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours.

In small bowl, combine water and flour; stir until mixture is smooth. Slowly stir flour mixture into stew. Increase heat to HIGH. Cover; cook 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

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