Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe! {Easy Old Fashioned Favorite}

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This classic Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe is the tastiest way to warm up on a chilly day! Serve it again and again, all Winter long, for a cozy dinner!

Following is a delicious Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe and guest post from Team Holly at the Healthy Cooking Blog… enjoy!

There’s something just downright cozy about an old fashioned beef stew. With the hearty beef, savory vegetables, and secret ingredient, this Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe will become a fast family favorite!

It’s thick, delicious, and just might be the best stew you’ve ever had! Plus, this traditional beef stew recipe made in the slow cooker is freezer friendly, too! So you can make some now, and freeze more for later! Or you can plan ahead on the weekend and meal prep for the busy weeknights coming up!

With 10 cups of fresh vegetables, you’ll also know you’re getting your veggies in for the day! I love how this stew is easily customizable, too… and you can use any combination of the veggies you’d like, as long as it adds up to 10 cups!

So what are you waiting for? Go grab your slow cooker and let’s make some Crockpot Beef Stew!

Here’s what you’ll need to get this Easy Crockpot Recipe started…

Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe

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Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe

Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe

This classic Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe is the tastiest way to warm up on a chilly day! Serve it again and again, all Winter long, for a cozy dinner!

Prep Time15 mins

Cook Time5 hrs 30 mins

Total Time5 hrs 45 mins

Course: Entree

Cuisine: American

Servings: 8 one cup servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds Beef Stew Meat

  • 2/3 cup Sweet Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Paprika

  • 2 cups Butternut Squash Chunks

  • 2 cups Peeled Sweet Potato Chunks

  • 2 cups Baby Carrots

  • 2 cups Thickly Sliced Zucchini

  • 2 cups Thickly Sliced Yellow Squash

  • 1/2 cup Water


  • Add all ingredients to a 4 – 6-quart slow cooker, and place lid on slow cooker.

  • Cook on HIGH for 5 – 6 hours, or until meat is tender.  ENJOY!

  • Optional: Serve over couscous or rice to soak up all of the delicious sauce. 


Nutritional Information: Calories 231, Calories from Fat 25%, Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 53 mg, Sodium 211 mg, Carbohydrates 24 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Total Sugars 13 g, Protein 18 g, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 starch, ½ other carbohydrate, 2 ½ lean meat 

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What You’ll Need to Make This Easy Beef Stew Recipe:

5 – 6 quart Crock Pot

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