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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Yield 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1 med = 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups baby carrots (2 cups = about 8 oz)
  • 2 cups sliced celery
  • 1 pound red potatoes, unpeeled, cubed
  • 2 pounds pounds beef stew meat, cut into bite-size chunks
  • 2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 can (6 oz each) Hunt's Tomato Paste

How to Make It

  1. Hands On: 20 minutes
    Total: 8 hours 30 minutes

    Place onions evenly on bottom of 3 1/2-quart or larger slow cooker. Top with layers of carrots, celery, potatoes and meat; sprinkle with thyme. Pour diced tomatoes with their juice and the water over meat. Cover slow cooker with lid.

    Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours (or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours), or until meat is tender.

    Stir in tomato paste; cover. Cook an additional 10 minutes.