Slow cooker beef stew

Slow cooker beef stew

Slow cookers cost far less to run and transform cheaper, tougher cuts of meat into melt-in-the-mouth meals.

By , 21 September 2015

(291 votes)

Slow cooker beef stew
  • 7 Hours 5 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.36 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 390g serving contains
  • Energy

    979KJ

    234KCAL

    12%
  • Fat

    6.2g

    low

    9%
  • Saturates

    2.3g

    low

    12%
  • Sugars

    12.9g

    low

    14%
  • Salt

    1.56g

    med

    26%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 251kJ/60kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 500g pack Asda Grower's Selection Diced Carrots & Swede
  • 400g pack Butcher's Selection Diced Beef
  • 2 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 level tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 tbsp cold water
  • 1 stock cube, dissolved in 300ml hot water
Method
  • Set the slow cooker to low and put in the onion, carrots and swede, then add the beef on top.

  • Add the herbs, tomato ketchup, Worcestershire sauce (if using), and cornflour to the stock.

  • Mix, then pour over the beef.

  • Cook for 7 - 10 hours.

  • Serve with mash, bread or rice.