Slow Cooker Sirloin Steak Tip Stew for Two

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Sirloin steak makes an almost perfect stew meat. This Sirloin Steak Tip Stew is a delicious combination of flavors and is very simple to put together. There is very little prep time so you can have it in the slow cooker quickly, and go about your business for the day.

Slow Cooker Sirloin Steak Tip Stew for Two
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Recipe type: Slow Cooker
Serves: 2
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed and minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 8 ounces small red potatoes (skin on cut into about 1 inch pieces)
  • 2 carrots (cut into ½ inch pieces)
  • 1 heaping tablespoon instant tapioca
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound sirloin steak tips (cut into 1 ½ inch pieces)
  • ⅔ cup frozen peas (I forgot to put the peas in the dish when I prepared it, and it was still super good, so I will list the peas as optional)
  1. Lightly spray the inside of the slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl mix together the oil, tomato paste, garlic, and thyme. Microwave for about 1 minute stirring occasionally; pour the mixture into the slow cooker.
  3. Mix in the beef broth, potatoes, carrots, tapioca, soy sauce, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper.
  4. Mix the meat into the mixture, cover, and cook on low for 6 – 7 hours or until meat is tender. (4 – 5 hours on high)
  5. Using a large spoon scoop any excess fat off the top. Add the peas and let sit for about 5 minutes for peas to get heated through.
  6. Serve hot.

Adapted from Cooks Country Cooking for Two Cookbook

Beef Stew Recipe

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 Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stew is one of my Family’s favorites this time of the year. This Beef Stew recipe is a little time consuming but well worth it. It cooks slow witch blends the flavors very well. The meat is so tender it melts in your mouth. On the next cold winter day give this recipe a try. It will quickly become one of your favorites.

Beef Stew Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4-6
  • 1½ lb cubed beef stew meat
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • 1 carrot, chopped fine
  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery, with a few minced leaves
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 pinch thyme
  • 3½ cups beef broth
  • 2 medium potatoes, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 large onions, diced
  1. prep picture beef stew
  2. Put flour, salt and pepper in a large Ziploc bag.
  3. coating meat for beef stew cooking beef stew
  4. Heat oil over medium heat in a large Dutch oven.
  5. Place meat in bag with the flour and shake until well coated.
  6. Shake off meat pieces and add them to the oil and stir until slightly
  7. browned, Add remaining flour from the bag and the finely chopped onion.
  8. Stir until well browned.
  9. Add finely chopped carrot, finely chopped celery, dried parsley, thyme and beef broth
  10. Cover and cook over low heat for 1½ hours (stirring every 15 minutes).
  11. Add diced potatoes, carrots, and onions, cook for another 45 minutes or until vegetables are done.