When I have particularly hectic weeks I bust out a few tried and true tactics for planning and cooking meals. Having a few tasty, no-hassle slow cooker beef stew recipes in my arsenal is probably one of my favorite ways to hack a nutritious dinner together. Sure, my family loves beef stew, but more importantly, that I can typically throw one together in 20 minutes or less while I’m drinking my first morning cup of coffee.
Every year I try to add a few more no-hassle recipes to my “favorites” list. This year it was my mission to find the best slow cooker beef stew recipes, and through tasting and testing, I’ve definitely narrowed my list to not only the easiest, but most delicious beef stew recipes out there.
I turn to these amazing recipes when I’ve only got a few minutes to spare in the morning and need a meal that I can put together and forget completely until dinnertime. Check them out in the slideshow.
Kelsey Banfield, The Naptime Chef, believes parents don't have to give up being foodies just because they have kids. Kelsey's website features webisodes, recipes and ideas on how to fit delicious food into everyday life, without compromising quality or taste. Kelsey is also the author of the newly published cookbook, The Naptime Chef Fitting Great Food Into Family Life.