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Slow Cooker Beef and Potato Stew | lecremedelacrumb.com

Slow Cooker Beef and Potato Stew

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!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
0 minutes
Total Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 517kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 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
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ½ 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


  • Place stew meat, carrots, onions, celery, potatoes, and mushrooms in your slow cooker. Sprinkle flour over the top and stir to combine everything.
  • Add beef broth, salt and pepper, Italian seasoning, paprika, garlic, and worcestershire sauce to slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • 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.


If you feel the stew is not as thick as you'd like, you can add a corn starch slurry. Set the slow cooker to HIGH, whisk together 1/4 cup cold water + 2 tablespoons corn starch dil dissolved. Stir into high, allow to thicken for 15 minutes, then serve. 


Calories: 517kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 1659mg | Potassium: 1799mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4550IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 7mg