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Slow Cooker Beef Casserole

On days when I can’t be bothered to cook, this slow cooker beef casserole is a great way to feed the family a healthy meal with minimal effort! It’s also a great meal for when I’m working.  I can pop the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning and come home to a meal ready and waiting for us to enjoy.


  • 400g diced beef
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 large swede
  • 1 large parsnip
  • 1 large onion
  • 250ml boiling water
  • 1 low salt beef stock cube
  • 1 heaped tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp Worcester sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • A twist of black pepper


  • Put the beef in the slow cooker. Add the flour and black pepper and mix well so the flour evenly coats the meat.

  • In a jug, mix the water, stock cube, tomato puree, Worcester sauce, garlic and herbs. Add to the slow cooker.
  • Roughly chop the vegetables and add them to the slow cooker.

  • Mix well, put the lid on and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. I like to add a tea towel under the lid for the last two hours of cooking as it helps the sauce to thicken!

  • Serve with mashed potato, dumplings or bread and butter! I like red cabbage with mine too. We didn’t have any today so Harry and I had gherkins instead.. Anything goes!

3 Replies to “Slow Cooker Beef Casserole”

  1. I tried this tonight and it was also a huge hit with my partner and wee boy. I only have a small slow cooker so didn’t quite follow the recipe quantities. Turned out lovely though. Definitely a super easy go to dish that I’ll make again.

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