Slow Cooker Old-Fashioned Beef Stew


This slow cooker stew is a meat and potatoes dinner at its best and easiest. This recipe requires just 15 minutes of prep time!

Old-Fashioned Beef Stew
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 3/4- to 1-inch cubes

  • 12 ounce small potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 2 cups)

  • 4 medium carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups)

  • 1 1.75 ounce can condensed cream of potato soup

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 (1/2 of a 2.2-ounce package) beefy onion soup mix


  1. Line a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Combine meat, potatoes, and carrots in prepared cooker. In a bowl stir together condensed soup, water, and soup mix. Pour soup mixture over meat and vegetables in cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4-1/2 hours. Makes 4 main-dish sevings (6 cups).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

298 Calories
7g Fat
31g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 298
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 1262mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 13.6mg 68%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Potassium 965mg 21%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*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.

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