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prep: 20 minutes
cook: 4-6 hours on high or 10-12 hours on low (slow cooker setting)
makes 6 servings
2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes (some grocery stores sell this meat already cut)
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups beef broth
3 potatoes, diced (Yukon Gold or Red Potatoes are best)
4 carrots, sliced
1 stalk celery, chopped
- Place meat in a slow cooker. In a small bowl mix together the flour, salt, and pepper; pour over meat, and stir to coat meat with flour mixture. Stir in the garlic, bay leaf, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, onion, beef broth, potatoes, carrots, and celery.
- Cover, and cook on the high setting for 4 to 6 hours or the low setting for 10 to 12 hours.
See http://allrecipes.com/recipe/slow-cooker-beef-stew-i/ recipe.