This easy crockpot beef stew recipe is a must-try. It’s a quick and simple beef stew recipe for keeps. Loaded with flavour and excellent on cold nights. I used to make beef stew on the stovetop and all of us knew how much effort it requires. But with this crockpot version, we can easily throw this together in a snap and just leave it to cook. Certainly not fussy and does not require us to stay in the kitchen for hours! This is also perfect during busy days. All you have to do is dump all the ingredients in the pot, leave everything to cook, and came home to a lovely smelling house and filling meal. If you are getting ready for cold, chilly nights, then this quick and easy crockpot beef stew is to try and a keeper!


2.5 pounds stew meat

(1) 16 ounces frozen green beans

3 whole carrots (peeled and sliced)

3 russet potatoes peeled and diced (peeled and diced into large pieces)

1/2 onion (chopped)

2 bay leaves

(1) 14 ounces can of crushed tomatoes

1/4 c. Worcestershire sauce

2 c. water

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon Pepper

How to make Quick and Easy Crockpot Beef Stew

Step 1: On the bottom of a 6-quart crockpot, place the stew meat and potatoes. Over the meat and potatoes, add green beans, onions, and carrots. Now, pour the crushed tomatoes on top followed by the Worcestershire sauce and water. To taste, season with salt and pepper.

Step 2: Put the lid on and set to cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or 3 1/2 to 4 hours on high.

Step 3: When done, let the beef stew sit for a couple of minutes before serving. Enjoy!


For a complete experience, serve this beef stew alongside delicious homemade cornbread.

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per Serving: Calories 422 | Calories from Fat 90 | Fat 10g15% | Saturated Fat 3g19% | Cholesterol 117mg39% | Sodium 541mg24% | Potassium 1673mg48% | Carbohydrates 36g12% | Fiber 6g25% | Sugar 9g10% | Protein 47g94% | Vitamin A 5816IU116% | Vitamin C 26mg32% | Calcium 132mg13% | Iron 7mg39%