Best-Ever Slow-Cooker Beef Stew
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Recipe type: Dinner
  • 2–3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lbs stew meat
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1-oz packet dry ranch seasoning mix
  • 1-oz packet dry au jus mix
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 24oz bag of Reames® Frozen Homestyle Egg Noodles
  1. Heat 2–3 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat. Sear the stew meat for a nice, brown color.
  2. Add ¼ cup of water into the slow cooker, then place the seared stew meat on top.
  3. Sprinkle the dry ranch seasoning mix and the au jus mix on top, then place 1 stick of butter and the green pepper slices on top of the stew meat.
  4. Cook on low for 6–8 hours.
  5. Serve with gravy and egg noodles.
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