Slow-Cooker Hearty Beef Stew

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2011

Dumping a pile of ingredients into a slow cooker, waiting a few hours, and calling it stew is not a recipe for success.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME6 to 7 hours on high, or 10 to 11 hours on low

Slow-Cooker Hearty Beef Stew

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Browning the meat before adding it to the slow cooker made for more flavorful beef as well as broth in our Slow-Cooker Hearty Beef Stew. Soy sauce and tomato paste browned in a skillet enhanced the meaty flavor even further. To ensure the v...

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