Flavorful Beef Stew Recipe

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This tasty and rich beef stew creates a thick sauce that goes great with bread. I find it much easier to prepare than on the stovetop or in the oven.—jackitt, Taste of Home Online Community,
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound medium fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 2 medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound beef stew meat
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 202 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 745mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.


  1. Place mushrooms, potatoes, carrots, onion and celery in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour, paprika, salt and pepper. Add beef, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. Add to slow cooker.
  2. Combine the broth, teriyaki sauce, garlic and bay leaf; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Flavorful Beef Stew in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2009, p28

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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NicoleMarie78 User ID: 4606218 182691
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2011

"We used venison instead of beef. We'll definitely make it again."

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