Recipes and Cooking Slow Cooker Old-Fashioned Beef Stew 4.0 (5) 1 Reviews This slow cooker stew is a meat and potatoes dinner at its best and easiest. This recipe requires just 15 minutes of prep time! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 8 hrs 15 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 Directions 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. 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). Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 298 Calories 7g Fat 31g Carbs 28g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.