Crock Pot Beef and Kale Stew

This Crock Pot stew hits the spot on a chilly day. Serve with a warm roll or crusty bread and you’ll be a happy camper.

I lucked out with kids who will eat most things put in front of them. I’ve never really had a struggle with getting them to eat their veggies, but I still like to sneak veggies in where I can to make meals more nutritious, so I decided to throw in some Kale. I like that it also adds a little more color to the stew.

Crock Pot Beef and Kale Stew


Crock Pot Beef and Kale Stew


  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 5 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt (divided)
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup red wine (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bunch Kale, coarsely chopped


  • Layer the potatoes, carrots, onion and celery in a 6-qt. slow cooker.
  • Place flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large resealable plastic bag. Add stew meat, seal and toss to coat evenly. In a large skillet, brown meat in oil. Place over vegetables.
  • In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, broth, wine, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, and thyme. Pour over beef. Cover and cook on high for
  • 1-1/2 hours. Reduce heat to low; cook 7-8 hours longer or until the meat and vegetables are tender.
  • Add chopped Kale to the Crock Pot and cook for 20 additional minutes. Yields: 8 servings



This recipe is part of our “31 days of slow cooker recipes” series. If you want to know what you’ve missed check out the recipes below.

31 days of slow cooker recipes


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Day 7: Crock Pot Apple Cider

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Day 9: Crock Pot apple crisp

Day 10: How to cook a whole chicken in a Crock Pot

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