This quick and easy beef stew recipe is mom’s beef stew recipe and it is the best beef stew you will ever eat! Every time I make it, everyone raves about how great it is. It’s so great we hardly ever have leftovers! If you need a quick and easy meal to put in the crockpot or on the stove to simmer, this is the recipe for you!!
You can find this recipe in our Dining On A Dime Cookbook, Volume 1.
This recipe is a tasty, tummy warming recipe for cool winter days and you can easily use leftovers in places of some of the ingredients. This is a very low cost recipe and is very tasty as written, but you can feel free to modify it to your liking. If you prefer, you can add or take away veggies and if you don’t mind the extra cost, you can add more meat.
Quick And Easy Beef Stew Recipe – Crockpot Beef Stew
1/2 lb. round steak, cubed
6 cups water
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. garlic salt, (or to taste)
1 tsp. onion salt, (or to taste) or 1 onion, chopped
1/4 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
6 potatoes, peeled and diced
1 Tbsp. cornstarch or flour
2 Tbsp. water
Brown the meat in a large saucepan. Add all of the other ingredients except the vegetables, cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water. Simmer for 1-2 hours until the meat is tender. Add the vegetables and cook for 15-20 minutes, until tender.
Mix the cornstarch into 2 Tbsp. water. Add to the boiling stew and simmer for 15 minutes until thickened. Makes 2 quarts.
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