Crockpot Beef Stew

Beef stew
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  • Total: 6 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
254 Calories
8g Fat
25g Carbs
21g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4-6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 254
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 278mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 21g
Calcium 57mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This would make a great beef stew for St. Patrick's Day, though it can be enjoyed any time of the year. But what makes it a good choice for St, Patrick's Day is that it's lower in fat than a corned beef dinner.


  • 1 pound white potatoes (peeled and quartered)
  • 1 medium onion (roughly chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots (sliced)
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 stalks celery (sliced)
  • 3/4 pound lean stewing beef (trimmed)
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water (or broth)
  • 3/4 cup fat-free, low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 cup red wine

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place potato pieces in the bottom of a 4-quart crockpot, followed by other vegetables.

  3. Add beef on top.

  4. Sprinkle herbs and add bay leaf.

  5. Combine the cornstarch and water together and add it to the broth.

  6. Then pour over meat and vegetables, followed by the red wine.

  7. Cook on low for 6 hours.