Easy Crockpot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables and Peas
Easy Crockpot Beef Stew with Root Vegetables and Peas recipe
onion soup mix
peeled and cubed
peeled, cubed or squash
thawed or fresh
Add bacon to a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and cook until crisp. Remove to paper toweling and set aside. Discard fat. (Foil works well to collect and dispose of the fat).
Sprinkle the beef with flour and pepper. Brown the beef in batches in one tablespoon of oil.
Add the stewing beef, bacon, remaining flour mixture, onion soup mix, rosemary, thyme, garlic, tomato paste and water to a crockpot.
Cook covered on HIGH 1 hour. Stir in potatoes, rutabaga and carrots. Cook 3 hours on HIGH or 7 hours on LOW or until vegetables are tender.
Stir in peas 10 minutes before serving.
Goes well with some crusty bread.