Crockpot Cider Beef Stew

Beef Cider Stew

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 9 hrs
Total: 9 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
414 Calories
8g Fat
46g Carbs
41g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 651mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 41mg 205%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 1313mg 28%
*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 classic beef stew recipe is easy and delicious. The addition of apple cider gives it a nice sweetness and depth of flavor. This beef stew is made with stew beef, potatoes, carrots, and apple cider in a slow cooker.


  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds lean beef stew meat

  • 8 carrots, thinly sliced

  • 6 medium potatoes, thinly sliced

  • 2 apples, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 2 cups apple cider

Steps to Make It

  1. Place carrots, potatoes, and apples in the bottom of a slow cooker. Add meat and sprinkle with salt, thyme, and chopped onion. Pour cider over meat.

  2. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 to 10 hours.

  3. Thicken juices with a flour and cold water mixture (about 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons flour and 2 tablespoons water), cooking on high in slow cooker until thickened.  Alternately, transfer the stew to a large stockpot over medium heat and cook down juices before thickening.

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