Slow Cooker Recipe : Traditional Beef Stew

My husband has been complaining that I rarely experiment new recipes for the family to try since I returned to the workforce. That was indeed a challenge thrown to me as it is his indirect way of telling me that they are bored with the repeating dinners that I had prepared in advance to them.

So it is back to the old recipe book to check out any new recipes that I could adapt and conveniently prepared with the trusty and realiable ‘friend’, Slow Cooker. So it is time to check out Traditional Beef Stew adaption…. And as a result, the family are very happy with the meal. Too happy to the extend, they forgot to take the photos of the cooked dish and they did not even left me any to try…… 😢😰Hmmm…. guess I just need to repeat this dish soon and ensure that I get to try it….😉

Ingredients:

  • 250gm lean beef chuck – cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 chicken sausage – cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 sticks of carrots – cut into large pieces
  • 2 potatoes – cut into large pieces
  • 1 red onions – cut into large pieces
  • 2 stick celery – cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 packet of beef gravy mix
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 bay leaves

Method:

  1. In the bowl, mix the water and the beef gravy mix until well blended
  2. Add in the Worcestershire sauce. Mix well and set aside
  3. In the slow cooker, line the bottom with all the cut vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onions and celery)                                             img_5520
  4. Add the beef chuck and sausage
  5. Add in the bay leaves
  6. Pour the prepared gravy
  7. Switch on the cooker into medium heat and cook for 8 hours or until it is tender
  8. Served hot with rice or pasta

 


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