Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Note:  This is a gluten free recipe but we are not gluten free so we used regular flour.  At the end of cooking I did thicken the stew a bit with flour and water since we like our stew broth a bit thicker than this comes out.




Author Linda Etherton

Yield 8


  • 2 pounds stew meat, cubed
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 large carrots, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium potatoes, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup beef broth


  1. Place the meat in a slow cooker. Sprinkle the flour, salt, and pepper over top and stir to coat the meat.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Cover and cook on low 8 hours or high 3-4 hours.
  4. Stir and remove the bay leaf before serving.

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