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Slow Cooker Beef Stew (Gluten Free).

A comforting and delicious beef stew is the perfect way to warm up on a winter's day.

Course Entree
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free
Keyword comfort food, family friendly recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 260 kcal


  • 2 pounds beef stew meat boneless chuck roast cut into cubes
  • 1 large sweet onion chopped
  • 4 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 4 Yukon Gold Potatoes peeled and chopped, for about 3 cups
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 3 ½ cups beef broth

To thicken the stew:


  1. Place the beef cubes, chopped onion, carrots, celery, and potatoes in a slow cooker.

  2. Add the minced garlic, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder to the slow cooker. Pour 3 ½ cups of beef broth over the ingredients.

  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker, and cook for 7-8 hours on low heat.

  4. Towards the end of the cooking time, whisk the cornstarch into the ¼ cup beef broth. Pour this mixture into the slow cooker and stir. Allow to cook for another 20 minutes or so to thicken the stew.

  5. Top with fresh parsley if desired. Serve with gluten free bread or crackers.

Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Beef Stew (Gluten Free).
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 735mg32%
Potassium 957mg27%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 5143IU103%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.