No Time For Chopping Beef Stew

No Time For Chopping Beef Stew

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Cook Time 8 hrs
Temp Low
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  • 2 Pound Cubed Beef Stew Meat - Frozen
  • 1 Package Wylers Beef Stew Starter
  • 1 Package Bisquick (for dumplings)


  1. Step One

    Spray crock with non-stick spray or use slow cooker liner.

  2. Step Two

    Add 5 cups of water and contents of the Beef Stew Starter. Stir to combine.

  3. Step Three

    Put frozen beef stew meat (no need to separate it) on top and push down to cover. Cook on LOW all day.

  4. Step Four

    When I get home, I break up the meat and turn to slow cooker to high. Prepare Bisquick dumplings according to package directions.

  5. Step Five

    Drop dumplings by large spoonfuls on top of stew. Cover and cook until dumplings are done (usually about 20 min or so).

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