Cooking for the cold weather – yummy stews in the slow cooker!


Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker

    • 4 medium potatoes , cut into quarters (4 cups)
    • 2 cups fresh OR frozen whole baby carrots
    • 1 stalk celery , cut into 1″ pieces
    • 1 medium Italian plum tomato , diced
    • 2 1/2 lb. beef bottom round roast or beef chuck pot roast
    • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
    • 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell’s® Condensed Tomato Soup
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1 tbsp. chopped roasted garlic * or 1 tbsp. garlic
    • 1 tsp. each dried basil leaves , dried oregano leaves and dried parsley flakes, crushed
    • 1 tsp. vinegar


  1. PLACE potatoes, carrots, celery and tomato in 3 1/2-qt. slow cooker. Season roast with pepper and place on top.
  2. MIX soup, water, pepper, garlic, basil, oregano, parsley and vinegar. Pour over all.
  3. COVER and cook on LOW 10 to 12 hr. or until done.**
  4. TIP: For thicker gravy, mix 1/4 cup all-purpose flour and 1/2 cup water. Remove roast from cooker. Stir flour mixture into cooker, cover and cook on HIGH about 10 min. or until mixture boils and thickens.
  5. *To roast garlic, place whole garlic bulb on piece of aluminum foil. Drizzle with vegetable oil and wrap. Roast at 350°F. for 45 min. or until soft. Peel and chop garlic.
  6. **Or on HIGH 5 to 6 hr.

Here is a picture from Campbell Soup’s library – it looks as good as it tastes!

Campbells Kitchen Pot Roast



About Grandma

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