Easy Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetable Stew is a serious comfort food any day of the week. It’s chock full of flavor, full of protein, healthy starches, and tons of veggies. Pair this delicious stew with some bread and butter and you’ve got a warm meal for a chilly night.
Fresh parsley and more chunky sea-salt for garnish
Place the stew meat in a medium mixing bowl and combine with the flour, sea salt, black pepper, seasoning salt, and paprika.
Place the prepped stew meat in the slow cooker.
Pour the beef broth over the stew meat in the slow cooker.
Next, add the chopped onion, carrots, celery, chopped garlic, and the potatoes to the slow cooker and combine everything together. Add in the cornstarch and combine again. The cornstarch acts as a thickening agent.
Add the Bay Leaf to the top of the strew. You’ll remove the Bay Leaf from the stew once it’s all cooked.
Cover, and cook on the medium setting for 6-8 hours, depending on your slow cooker settings.
Add stew to bowls and garnish with more sea-salt and fresh parsley. Pair the stew with a side of toasted buttered French bread.