Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetables in a Red Wine Sauce
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Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetables in a Red Wine Sauce

Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetables simmer all day in a rich Red Wine Sauce that is out of this world. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 50 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 388kcal
Author Marjory Pilley

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon oil canola or vegetable
  • 2 pounds beef shoulder roast cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion cut into large slices
  • 8 ounces mushrooms sliced in half or into thirds if large
  • 2 handfuls of baby carrots or 2-3 large carrots cut into 1-2 inch pieces.
  • 2 handfuls of green beans trimmed and cut in smaller pieces
  • 1 15 ounce can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth vegetable or chicken broth is ok too
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 3 Tablespoons flour or 1 1/2 Tablespoons corn starch for gluten-free version

Instructions

  • Heat oil over medium high heat in a large pan.
  • Blot meat dry with a paper towel and then transfer it (in batches, if necessary) to the pan.
  • Sear beef cubes for 1 to 3 minutes on each side.
  • As beef cubes are done, transfer them to a crock pot.
  • Add onions, mushrooms, carrots, beans and tomatoes to the crock pot.
  • Stir broth, wine, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper together in a small bowl and then pour over beef and vegetables.
  • Cook 4-5 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low.
  • About 30 minutes before serving time, stir together flour and cold water (or corn starch and water) and create a slushy mixture.
  • Add slush mixture to the crock pot and stir into beef and vegetables.
  • Cook for 30 minutes more and then enjoy!

Notes

Dish is gluten-free if corn starch is used as the thickening agent.
This recipe is the perfect filling for Mini Beef Pot Pies made with Crescent Rolls.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 1093mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 6260IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 6.9mg