Thursday, October 13, 2011

Beef Stew

Beef Stew For The Slow Cooker: adapted from Tasty Kitchen

1/2 bag whole baby carrots, each cut in half
4-5 baking potatoes, scrubbed/rinsed and cut into bite size pieces
1 sliced, yellow onion
1 1/2 - 2 lbs Stew Beef, if not already then cut into bite size pieces
Flour for coating beef
Salt, Pepper, Garlic Salt, Onion Salt, Bay leaf all to put over beef once in the crock pot
Beef Broth, 32 oz
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup cornstartch

*  Dredge beef into flour and shake off the excess
*  Cook all pieces of beef until lightly browned on all edges

*  Place carrots, potatoes, and onions layered into the slow cooker

*  Once all beef is browned use some of the beef broth to pick up all the pieces left while cooking the beef

*  Place beef pieces on top of the veggies and pour the broth from the pan and the rest of the broth over. Put the seasonings on top

* Cook on high for 6-8 hours
*  Mix water and cornstarch together and add to beef stew mixing everything all together. Let thicken and serve.

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