Slow Cooker Braised Beef
By jayhawkmommy on August 15, 2014
I love my slow cooker! When I was single and working full-time, I could put together a meal and let it cook all day as I worked. As soon as I got home, I would smell a wonderful dish ready to eat. What could beat that?
I may be a full-time stay-at-home-mom now, but I still rely on my crock pot. In the summer, it is the perfect way to cook a dish without heating the house by using the oven. Am I the only one who avoids using the oven in the summer?
When I saw this recipe for Slow Braised Beef Bits on Pinterest, I was intrigued. There was a problem though. I called for roasting in an oven for 3 hours. My oven on for three hours in the summer? Nope. Not going to happen. So I decided to try the recipe in my slow cooker instead. I’m glad I did. It turned out amazing!
I seasoned 2 pounds of stew meat with kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper then placed it in my slow cooker.
In a bowl, I mixed together 1 can golden mushroom soup, 1 can cream of mushroom soup, 1/2 cup beef stock, 1/2 cup sherry wine, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon paprika, and 1 tablespoon dried thyme. I added 4 beef bouillon cubes to the bowl, then, I poured it over the stew meat.
For a complete, printable recipe, go to Adventures of a Jayhawk Mommy where this post originally appeared.
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