Hearty Crock Pot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

Hearty Crock Pot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables from Goose Creek Homestead

There’s nothing like coming home from work to a house that smells like heaven from a Crock Pot full of my Hearty Crock Pot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables that has been simmering away all day! This stew is hearty and savory, with just a little sweetness from the sweet potatoes and squash. It’s one of my favorite Crock Pot recipes. I hope you enjoy it!

Ingredients for Hearty Crock Pot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

2.5# beef chuck roast, cut into bite size cubes

1 large onion, cut into bite size pieces

6 cloves garlic, chopped

4 medium size white potatoes, cut into bite size pieces

4 small sweet potatoes, cut into bite size pieces

4 large carrots, cut into bite size pieces

1 acorn squash, cut into bite size pieces

4 beef bouillon cubes

1 Tbs. dried thyme

1 Tbs. herbs de provence

1/2 Tbs. Montreal Steak seasoning

Salt and pepper to taste

8-10 cups water

1 cup frozen green beans

1 cup frozen corn

How to cook Hearty Crock Pot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables

  1. Brown your beef chunks on all sides in a skillet with olive oil and season them with the Montreal steak seasoning. You don’t want to cook them all the way through, just browned on all sides.
  2. Add onion and garlic to the beef, and cook until the onion just starts to soften.
  3. Put the beef and onion mixture into your crock pot, being sure to get all those yummy bits out of the pan.
  4. Add the root vegetables to your crock pot, along with the bouillon cubes, thyme, the herbs de provence and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add enough water to the crock pot to just cover the meat and veggies.
  6. Turn your crock pot to high and let your stew cook until the root vegetables are tender. This took about 8 hours in my crock pot.
  7. About an hour before serving, add your green beans and corn. Be sure to taste your stew to see if it needs additional salt or pepper.
  8. Serve hot. The leftovers are even better the second day! 🙂

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