A hearty crockpot beef stew chock full of beef, potatoes, carrots and tomatoes. Just set it and forget it! An easy and delicious dinner for the family.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keywords crockpot beef stew, easy beef stew, slow cooker beef stew
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 326 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 2.5 lbs stew beef
  • 4 carrots, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 potatoes, peeled & cut in eighths
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes, with liquid
  • 1 cup peas
  • 14.5 oz can beef broth
  • 3 Tablespoons flour or cornstarch (for gluten free) or tapioca
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar (I used palm sugar)
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika


  1. Place all ingredients in a crockpot, cover and cook for 6 hours on high or 10-12 hours on low. If cooking in the oven, place in large Dutch oven, cover and cook at 250 degrees for 5-6 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 326 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 592mg25%
Potassium 1289mg37%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 5418IU108%
Vitamin C 31mg38%
Calcium 109mg11%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.