This recipe for my Grandma’s Easy Slow Cooker Cowboy Beef Stew is a winter staple around here. Perfect for cooler days or if you just want an easy meal to prepare in the morning and eat at night. My grandmother used to cook this all day on low and it was always so yummy! I didn’t realize how easy this satisfying meal was until I was older. Lots of beef, potatoes and vegetables! I also have to mention that including the baked beans in tomato sauce adds so much flavor! Not to mention the next day this stew tastes even better! Most stews do! This one is no exception!
My dad and my late husband loved canned baked beans in tomato sauce and loved this stew. My late husband used to love how the house smelled when he walked in. He knew he was eating my Grandma’s Easy Slow Cooker Cowboy Beef Stew when it was time for dinner!t ho
Check out our video below so you can see just how easy this supper sensation is to prepare! My Grandma’s Easy Slow Cooker Cowboy Beef Stew is a recipe you will make over and over again!
Grandma's Easy Slow Cooker Cowboy Beef Stew
- 2 pounds stewing beef
- 2 cans baked beans in tomato sauce
- 1 1/2 pounds baby or mini potatoes, cut in half
- 1 can corn, drained
- 1 cup carrots, sliced, chopped or iced
- 3/4 cup onions, chopped
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 1 can canned tomatoes, diced
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon pepper optional
Spread stewing beef across bottom of your slow cooker. Pour beans on top and stir to combine. Add tomatoes, corn, carrots, onions, garlic, chili powder, barbecue sauce and potatoes. Stir until blended. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. Serve and enjoy!