Slow-cooked beef stew

Ingredients for cooking stewed beef in a slow cooker

  1. Beef 1 kg
  2. Onion 2 pieces
  3. 2 carrots
  4. Salt 1 teaspoon
  5. Ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
  6. Dried cilantro 1 teaspoon
  7. Vegetable oil 2-3 tablespoons
  8. Water 1 liter (or slightly less)
  • Main Ingredients
  • Serving 5 servings


Slow cooker, kitchen knife, cutting board, disposable paper towels, knife for cleaning vegetables, spatula, tablespoon.

Cooking braised beef in a slow cooker:

Step 1: prepare the beef.

First of all, beef needs to be thawed, if cooked from cold meat, nothing good will come of it. After defrosting, rinse a piece of beef and dry it with disposable paper towels.

We need pitted meat, only flesh. Cut the beef into pieces, simultaneously removing excess veins, films and fats. As a result, you should get medium-sized cubes, like a goulash.

Step 2: put the beef in a slow cooker.

Pour vegetable oil into the multicooker bowl, select the mode frying and put in the same pieces of beef. Cook the meat all the time stirring for 10 minutes.
You will see that a liquid forms in the multicooker bowl, it needs to be drained, and the fried beef rinsed slightly with water.

Return the beef to the slow cooker and pour the meat with clean, cold water so that all the slices are submerged. Add salt, black pepper and dried cilantro to the meat. Shuffle, select mode quenchingturn on the multicooker by setting the timer to 2 hours 30 minutes. Close the lid and that's it, now you can safely go about your business while the miracle of technology does all the work for you. It will be necessary to recall about beef only for 30 minutes before she needs to get ready.

Step 3: prepare the vegetables.

While there is time, peel the onions, rinse them with cold water and cut into half rings, feathers or even cubes, as you like.

Peel the carrots, rinse and cut into small cubes.

Step 4: bring the beef to full readiness.

When until the end of the program will remain 30 minutes, to the beef in the bowl of the multicooker you will need to add chopped onions and carrots. Mix everything well and, closing the lid again, let the instrument end the program.
As soon as the slow cooker gives a signal that the time allotted for cooking beef has passed, the appliance can be turned off and the meat served to the table.

Step 5: serve beef stew in a slow cooker.

Serve beef stew as a hot meal, preferably immediately after cooking. As a side dish, choose mashed potatoes, pasta or cereal. The liquid remaining in the multicooker bowl can be drained, or you can use it as gravy.
As you can see, using a slow cooker to cook beef deliciously is not at all difficult.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- You can use almost any vegetables, for example, bell pepper or fresh tomatoes, just add them 20-30 minutes before the meat is ready and you will get a very tasty and tasty dish.

- You can also pick up other spices, you can even use purchased mixtures, such as: "seasoning for meat" or "seasoning for beef."