Slow Cooker Beef and Mushroom Stew

Slow Cooker Beef and Mushroom Stew
Beef and Mushroom Stew
Holistic Squid

Beef and Mushroom Stew

Delicious, easy comfort food doesn’t get much better than this slow cooker beef and mushroom stew. You could take the time to brown the meat and sauté the mushrooms and onions, but I find this dish is just as flavorful and is much less fuss when you just throw it all in the Crock-Pot and come back later.

— Emily of Holistic Squid

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6
Servings
602
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds stew meat, cubed
  • 2 pounds mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, chopped into large chunks
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 (28 ounces) can whole stewed tomatoes, drained
  • 1/3 cup pearled barley
  • 2 cups beef bone broth
  • A few sprigs thyme, tied with twine
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

\Place all ingredients except for barley in the slow cooker set to low and cover.
After 4 hours, add the pearled barley and continue cooking – or if you will be away all day, simply add the barley in step 1.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours until meat pulls apart easily with a fork.
Adjust seasoning with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
28g
40%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Cholesterol
190mg
63%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
56g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
42µg
6%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Calcium, Ca
47mg
5%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
26µg
7%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
46mg
14%
Niacin
15mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
346mg
49%
Selenium, Se
43µg
78%
Sodium, Na
949mg
63%
Water
261g
10%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

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Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.