Hearty and flavorful slow cooker beef and potato stew is chock-full of juicy, tender beef and savory vegetables. Let your crockpot do the work and enjoy this tasty dinner with just 10 minutes of prep!
2 pounds stew meat (cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 cup baby carrots
1 white or yellow onion, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
3 cups 1-inch potato pieces
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup flour
4 cups beef broth
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon paprika (preferably smoked paprika if you have it)
3 teaspoons minced garlic OR 1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablepsoons worcestershire sauce
fresh thyme or parsley for garnish, optional
1. Place stew meat, carrots, onions, celery, potatoes, and mushrooms in your slow cooker. Sprinkle flour over the top and stir to combine everything.2. Add beef broth, salt and pepper, Italian seasoning, paprika, garlic, and worcestershire sauce to slow cooker. Stir to combine.3. Cover and cook on low for 10-12 hours or on high 4-6 hours. Stir, taste and add salt and pepper if needed, and serve.