Crock Pot Beef Stew

March 2, 2017 • 0 comments

Crock Pot Beef Stew
  • Prep Time: minutes
  • Cook Time: minutes
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • (1 lb) Stew Meat
  • (6) Fresh Bay Leaves
  • (6 Sprigs) Fresh Thyme
  • (8) Shallots
  • (1/4 cup) Fresh Parsley
  • (6 Cloves) Fresh Garlic
  • (5) Carrots
  • (1/4 Cup) Flour
  • (1/2 tsp) Salt
  • (1/4 tsp) Pepper
  • (1 1/2 cups) Beef Broth
  • (8 small) Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • (2 Tbls) Lard -- unrendered

Directions

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Dice the shallots and mince the garlic.  Add 1 TBS of Lard or Olive Oil to a skillet heat one minute on medium heat than add shallots and garlic.  Cook until shallots are translucent.  Place shallots and garlic into the bottom of the crockpot.

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Mix the flour, salt, and pepper into a container with a lid.  Add stew meat and shake until all the mixture has evenly coated the stew meat.  Add 1 TBS of Lard or Olive Oil to the skillet heat one minute on medium high heat add meat.  Cook meat for about 5 minutes until it is dark brown on each side.  Place meat onto of the shallots and garlic in the crockpot. 

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Add Beef Broth, Bay Leaves, and Thyme to crockpot.  Cook in crockpot on high for 5 hours.

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Cut Potatoes into quarters and peel and cut carrots into slices.  Add to crockpot for 1 hour. 

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Boom you’re finished.  Serve in bowl garnished with parsley.  Don’t forget the parsley it makes it all the better.

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Also, if you like a thicker stew pull meat and vegetables out of crockpot and bring juices to a bowl on high add corn starch to make a gravy.  Add meat and vegetables back into the crockpot and serve. 

                

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