Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This traditional Beef Stew is loaded with tender bites of juicy beef, golden potatoes, carrots, peas, red wine, onions, garlic, and a hearty beef broth. It’s the BEST Slow Cooker recipe for Fall and Winter.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 ½ pounds stew meatsee notes
  • 3-6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons cold butterseparated
  • 2 cups yellow oniondiced
  • 4 cloves garlicminced
  • 1 cup high-quality cabernet sauvignonmerlot works as well. See notes.
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 tsp better than bouillonor 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 5 medium carrotscut into ¼ inch cubes
  • 1 lb. baby Yukon gold potatoeshalved or quartered
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 large branch rosemary
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup Cold Water + 3 tablespoons Corn StarchOptional
  • 2-3 drops Kitchen Bouquet Browning + Seasoning Sauce (Optional)- Adds an even richer darker color.
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