5 Slow Cooker Recipes For Beef

Preparing a hearty dinner for your friends and family can be simple using one of these 5 slow cooker recipes for beef. These slow cooking recipes can be prepared by simply adding the ingredients and meat to the cooker. The slow cooker will simmer away all day blending together the ingredients and producing a great meal.

1. Chunky Beef Chili.

  •   2 lb lean beef chuck, cut for stew
  •   1 can chunky-style tomatoes
  •   1 1/2 cups chopped onions
  •   12 oz beer or 11/2 cups water
  •   1 can chopped green chilies
  •   1/4 cup tomato paste
  •   3 Tbsp chili powder
  •   1 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic
  •   2 tsp ground cumin
  •   1 1/2 tsp salt
  •   1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  •   1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  •   3 cans pinto beans, rinsed
  •   1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  1. Chunky beef chili is just one among many slow cooker recipes for beef. First you need to mix all ingredients except the peanut butter, bean and cilantro into the slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low seven to nine hours or until the beef is tender. Stir in peanut butter until blended, and then stir in beans.
  3. The last step is to cover and cook for five minutes, and then stir in the cilantro.

2. Short Ribs.

  • 1 can beef broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 small sweet potatoes
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 8 oz baby carrots
  • 4 meaty beef short ribs
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 sprigs fresh dill
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  1. Short ribs are another great meal from this list of slow cooker recipes for beef. First you need to mix all the ingredients into the cooker except the ribs, tomatoes and dill. After adding the previous ingredients you can top with the ribs and add the tomatoes and dill.
  2. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for seven hours or until the ribs are tender. Serve the delicious meal in a soup dish.

3. Barbecue Beef Sandwiches.

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 1⁄2-lb bottom round beef roast
  • 3⁄4 cup ketchup
  • 1⁄2 cup cola
  • 1 Tbsp each Dijon mustard and Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • sandwich buns
  1. Barbecue is one the easiest slow cooker recipes for beef. Place beef on onion and in the cooker. Mix ketchup, cola, mustard and sauce in a bowl, and then pour the mix over the beef.
  2. Cover and cook on low for eight hours. Remove beef to a plate and cover with foil. Increase cooker heat to high setting. Stir cornstarch and water in a small bowl until dissolved. Pour liquid mix into the cooker and cook for twenty minutes until thickened.
  3. Slice the beef and layer it on the bun with your sauce and favorite toppings.

4. Beef Gyro.

  • 2 lb boneless beef chuck steak
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp pepper
  • 1 slow-cooker liner
  1. Beef Gyro's is another favorite among slow cooker recipes for beef. Start off by lining the cooker with a liner and then add the beef.
  2. Mix oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pour over beef, and coat well. Cover and simmer on low for eight hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Remove meat to cutting board and slice. Return sliced beef to the juices in the cooker. Warm the pitas as the package instructs, then top with sliced meat.

5. Rio Grande Pot Roast.

  • 1 1/2 cups thick-and-chunky salsa
  • 1 cup beer or water
  • 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 pkt (1.25 oz) taco seasoning
  • 1 3-lb boneless beef bottom round roast
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  1. Rio Grande Roast is just one among many slow cooker recipes for beef. First you need to mix all ingredients except the peanut butter, cilantro, salt and pepper into the slow cooker. Rub the beef down well with the salt and pepper before placing it into the cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for eight hours or until beef is tender. Remove the beef to a cutting board. Stir peanut butter and cilantro into sauce. Slice the meat and serve with the sauce.
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