Slow Cooker Hearty Beef Stew

Campbell's Slow Cooker Hearty Beef Stew Recipe

Colorful, hearty and tender, this slow-cooked stew features all the traditional ingredients of a good beef stew: beef, carrots, onion, potatoes and peas in a rich gravy.

At a glance


20 min.


10 hr. 35 min.



Servings: about 2 cups each

Cook: 10 hr. 15 min.

Cost per recipe: $9.45 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Swanson® Beef Broth

    Swanson® Beef Broth

  • Swanson® Beef Stock

    Swanson® Beef Stock

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What You'll Need

1 1/2  pounds beef for stew, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cups  medium white potatoes, cut into cubes (about 1 pound)
4  medium carrots, peeled and sliced (about 2 cups)
2  medium onions, cut into wedges
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 1/4 cups Swanson® Beef Broth or Swanson® Beef Stock
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1 bay leaf
1 cup  thawed frozen peas

How to Make It

  • 1

    Season the beef with black pepper. Coat the beef with 2 tablespoons flour. Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef in 2 batches and cook until it's well browned, stirring often.

  • 2

    Place the potatoes, carrots, onions and garlic into a 5-quart slow cooker. Top with the beef. Add 3 cups broth, Worcestershire, thyme and bay leaf.

  • 3

    Cover and cook on LOW for 10 to 11 hours or until the beef is fork-tender. Remove and discard the bay leaf.

  • 4

    Stir the remaining flour and broth in a small bowl until the mixture is smooth. Stir the flour mixture and peas in the cooker. Increase the heat to HIGH. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the mixture boils and thickens.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Swanson® Beef Broth Swanson® Beef Stock


313 316


9.2g 9.2g


2.8g 2.9g


89mg 89mg


575mg 396mg


23.2g 23.2g


4.1g 4.1g


34.8g 34.8g


140%DV 140%DV


20%DV 20%DV


6%DV 8%DV


20%DV 30%DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

  • Time-Saving: Or you may cook this recipe on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.
  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with buttermilk biscuits and tossed salad topped with Ranch dressing.
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