Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 277kcal


  • 900 g diced beef (stewing beef)
  • 600 g quartered rooster potatoes
  • 400 g chopped carrots
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 3 cloves grated garlic
  • 750 mls beef stock
  • 30 g tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 30 g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2-3 sprigs rosemary (can also use dried)
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 1kcal spray


  • Heat a frying pan on a medium heat and spray well with 1 kcal spray.
  • Season the beef with salt and pepper before adding it to the pan.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes until evenly browned to sear the beef. Alternatively, skip this step and add the beef straight in to the slow cooker raw.
  • Next, add the potatoes, carrots, onion and garlic on top.
  • Pour in the beef stock, Worcestershire sauce and tomato puree.
  • Season with paprika, thyme, rosemary and pepper.
  • Stir well to combine everything, cover and cook on a low heat for 8 hours or on a high heat for 4 hours.
  • Remove one cup of stock from the stew and whisk in the flour to form a smooth paste.
  • Add the paste back in to the stew, stir well and cook on high heat for an additional 30 minutes until it starts to thicken.
  • Taste and season as required before serving.


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 8g