Healthy Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew

Yield: 6 people
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
This Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew doesn’t require any flour and is loaded with potatoes, carrots, and mushrooms. On top of that, it has a very delicious and rich sauce to enjoy!
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4 from 8 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb. beef — cut into cubes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves — minced
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 cup onion — chopped into quarters
  • 1 cup celery — chopped
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3 cups small red potatoes — cut in half
  • 2 carrots — chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms — chopped
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, pat beef dry with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. When the skillet is hot enough add the meat and sear on all sides until golden brown. It will take about 7-10 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until garlic becomes fragrant.
  5. Transfer meat to the slow cooker.
  6. In the same skillet, add butter. Scrape the pan with a wooden spoon to get all browned meat bits.
  7. Add onions and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened and transfer to the slow cooker.
  8. Pour into the skillet red wine and add tomato paste. Mix well and simmer for 1 minute.
  9. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  10. Add remaining ingredients, (don’t add the fresh parsley).
  11. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  13. Remove the bay leaves.
  14. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, paleo, Special Diet

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/6) — Calories: 410, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 83mg, Sodium: 418mg, Potassium: 655mg, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 6g, Protein: 27g, Vitamin A: 105%, Vitamin C: 47%, Calcium: 24%, Iron: 9%

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