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Autumn Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe

This autumn beef stew is seriously yummy. I sorta lost it, or it would have been a good option. That's okay, the one above was great :)
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Author: SlowCookerKitchen.com


  • 12 small red potatoes washed and halved
  • 1 pound carrots peeled and cut into 3/4 to 1 inch chunks
  • 1 large onion cut into wedges
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup beef broth or stock
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Sprinkle the spices on both sides of the meat
  • Place the meat and flour in a baggie, close and shake well
  • Heat the butter either in a skillet or in a slow cooker on the saute function and quickly brown the meat (for about 3 minutes on each side)
  • Place the veggies then the meat in the crockpot
  • Pour the meat and drippings into the crockpot too, scrap the pan if you used a skillet and transfer that as well
  • Pour the broth over the top
  • Cover and cook on low 8 to 12 hours, high for 4 1/2 to 6