Classic Slow Cooker Beef Stew A nutty dark beer adds richness and depth to the stew. Be careful not to choose a beer that's super-hoppy; it will taste too bitter. To get 2 pounds of trimmed meat, you'll probably need to purchase a 2 roast.
Slow Cooker Korean Beef Stew with Napa Cabbage and Pickles - Napa cabbage and thinly-sliced sour pickles add texture and tang to this hearty stew. Searing the pieces of beef chuck before putting them in the slow cooker gives the stew a rich flavor.
Slow-Cooker Recipe: Classic Beef Stew by Real Simple. Pair this classic beef stew with a loaf of crunchy bread, perfect for sopping up the gravy. Making in a slow cooker keeps preparation simple and you out of the kitchen.