Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Twenty Amazing from Scratch Beef Stew Recipes from Food Bloggers

From-Scratch Ideas from Food Bloggers for Slow Cooker Beef Stew!

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From-Scratch Ideas from Food Bloggers for Slow Cooker Beef Stew!

Beef becomes fall-apart tender and stays juicy when it's cooked in the slow cooker with stock and vegetables, which must be one of the reasons why Slow Cooker Beef Stew is such a popular dish.  Here are many different ideas from food bloggers for beef stew in the slow cooker, some with ingredients you might not have thought of.  (Just click the recipe link in the desription under the photo to get that beef stew recipe from the original blog.)

(Photo from The Perfect Pantry.)
I think the baby pearl onions are a nice bonus in this Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Potatoes, Parsnips, and Rutabaga from The Perfect Pantry.

(Photo from The Parsley Thief.)
Slow Cooker Guiness Beef Stew from The Parsley Thief also includes a little touch of bittersweet chocolate.

(Photo from Gluten-Free Goddess.)
This Slow Cooker Beef Stew from Gluten-Free Goddess has herbs, red wine, and a bit of balsamic vinegar for extra flavor.

(Photo from Elly Says Opa!)
Slow Cooker Beef Stew from Elly Says Opa builds flavor by marinating the beef in red wine and adding mushrooms to the finished stew.

(Photo from Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen.)
Slow Cooked Beef Stew from Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen calls for grass fed beef and is thickened with arrowroot.

(Photo from 365 Days of Slow Cooking.)
Slow Cooker Beef Burgandy from 365 Days of Slow Cooking uses Burgandy wine (or beef stock)  and is served over mashed potatoes.

Photo from Sarah's Cucina Bella.)
Slow Cooker Beef and Veggie Stew from Sarah's Cucina Bella adds some sliced broccoli stems to add veggie flavor to the stew!

(Photo from The Perfect Pantry.)
Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Beef with Kale from The Perfect Pantry includes kale, and also uses non-alcoholic beer, (but any beer will work.)

(Photo from Color Me Pink.)
Slow Cooker Beef and Black Bean Stew from Color Me Pink is served on a bed of roasted cauliflower for a low-carb option.

(Photo by Apron Strings.)
I'm intrigued by the idea of this Slow Cooker Root Beer Braised Beef Stew from Apron Strings.

(Photo from Kalyn's Kitchen.)
And my own favorite recipe for slow cooker beef stew just might be this CrockpotBeef Stew with Olives, Garlic, Capers, and Tomatoes from Kalyn's Kitchen.

More Ideas with Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker:
Beef and Green Chile Stew from The Perfect Pantry
Beef and Potatoes au Chocolate from Gluten-Free Goddess
Coconut Beef from A Year of Slow Cooking
Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja from The Perfect Pantry
Java Beef Stew with Mushrooms and Baby Reds from Amanda's Cookin' 
Mediterranean Beef Stew with Rosemary and Balsamic Vinegar from Kalyn's Kitchen
Pakistani "Old Clothes" Beef Curry (Nihari) from The Perfect Pantry 
Sweet and Smoky Beef from The Perfect Pantry
Wild Mushroom Beef Stew from Chick in the Kitchen   


  1. thanks for featuring my beef burgundy!

  2. Karen, my pleasure. And I love the new look for your blog.

  3. Thanks for sharing some of my beef stew recipes. You can tell that I love cooking beef stew in my slow cooker!

  4. Lydia, yes, and I love all your beef stew creations!

  5. I've made the Wild Mushroom Beef Stew from Chick in the Kitchen a few times now and it's great. The sauce is nice and thick, and the meat is nice and tender. I love that you don't have to brown the meat.

  6. Mandy, sounds like I need to try that one!


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