Beef Stew Olé

Andrea O’Neil Fairfield, CT

Prep. Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 7–8 Hours


  • 4 carrots, cubed
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • lbs. beef stewing meat, cubed
  • 8-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 pkg. dry taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4-Quart


  1. Layer first four ingredients in slow cooker. Add tomato sauce.
  2. Combine taco seasoning with cups water. Stir cornstarch into remaining ½ cup water until smooth. Stir into rest of water with taco seasoning. Pour over ingredients in slow cooker.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Cover. Cook on Low 7–8 hours.
  5. Serve over rice.