Beef Stew

Beef Stew

Alberta Beef Stew

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6


  • 2.5 lbs Alberta Beef Stewing Cubes
  • 1 tbsp Western Family olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Western Family onion powder
  • 1 cup Western Family frozen peas
  • 1 can Western Family fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups Western Family beef broth
  • 2 Western Family bay leaves
  • 1 tsp Western Family Italian seasoning
  • 3 tbsp Western Family all-purpose flour
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Season the stew meat generously with salt & pepper.
  • Cook the meat in a single layer for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Cook in batches if need be.
  • Place the meat in a slow cooker along with onion powder, diced tomatoes, beef broth, bay leaves, and Italian seasoning. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  • Cook on LOW for 7 hours, or HIGH for 4 hours.
  • At the end remove 1/4 cup of stew liquid and add the flour. Whisk until smooth & return to the stew. Combine well. 
  • Cook and cover on HIGH for an additional 30 minutes to slightly thicken your stew.
  • Uncover and stir in the frozen peas. Let sit for 5 minutes, and serve.