Crock Pot Beef Stew

Crock Pot Beef Stew

Nothing is better in winter than a pot of beef stew. And when you make it in the crock pot, the meat is so super tender. This one is a little more work than your typical crock pot recipe since different things have to happen at different times. But it is well worth it – the meat is super tender and the flavor is just great. 8 servings 240 calories per serving 1 ½ lb. boneless chuck roast (trim off any fat) 1 envelope dry onion soup mix ½ t pepper 6 c water 2 c red potatoes, cubed 8 carrots, cut into chunks 1 c frozen peas, thawed 1 c frozen corn, thawed 5 T cornstarch 6 T water Put beef in crock and sprinkle with soup mix and pepper. Pour water around meat and cover. Cook on high 5 hours. Remove meat and cut into cubes. Return to crock with veggies and cook on low 2 hours or until veggies are soft. Combine cornstarch and cold water and then stir into crock. Cover and cook on low one more hour. If the gravy does not thicken up enough, you can [...]

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