Easy Beef and Broccoli Stew

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If you are looking for a healthy slow cooker recipe that tastes as good as a restaurant meal, you will want to take a look at this easy dinner idea. Compared to takeout, this easy beef and broccoli stew is healthier and tastes better. This slow cooker version of beef and broccoli is based on the popular stovetop version from the same site. The recipes are similar with regards to the ingredients and the sauce, so you’ll be getting that same great taste and flavor that you love. Also similar is how this healthy slow cooker recipe is a one-pot recipe which includes everything, including the broccoli, and the ingredients are cooked together in the slow cooker. You won’t need to steam or to cook the broccoli separately. You can decide which cooking method that is ideal for you based on just how much time and effort you are willing to spend on dinner. Slow cooker recipe is always a good idea when you are busy with work and other activities, as it's a nice way to have dinner ready when you get home from your day. The stovetop/pan method is for people who are short on time but are willing to take a little more effort to cook dinner. On the other hand, the healthy slow cooker recipe is for people who are looking for an easy approach and who can start their slow cooker hours in advance which gives it time to cook.

This easy dinner idea is one of the easiest recipes you will try. The following are some of the common questions that get asked about the dish. If you are wondering what kind of beef you can use, it is recommended that you use flank steak or skirt steak, but any cut of beef steak will also work. Other people have used flat iron steak, precut stir-fry beef or carne asada beef for this food idea with good results, and some have even used minced beef or replaced the beef with some chicken chunks. If you make any substitutions to this healthy slow cooker recipe, you want to be sure and watch the cooking time as it may vary a bit. Another question is whether or not you can use frozen broccoli. It is recommended to use fresh broccoli instead of frozen. Some people have used frozen, and while it the recipe might still taste fine, it usually ends up looking a bit mushy. If you go for the frozen broccoli, it will take longer to cook the broccoli, so your cooking time will differ because of this. Another question for this slow cooker recipe is whether to use regular soy sauce or low sodium soy sauce. For this healthy slow cooker recipe, it is recommended to use regular soy sauce, but it can be on the salty side, which is fine depending on if you are pairing this food idea with rice or other grains. If you are eating this slow cooker recipe on its own, a low-sodium soy sauce is recommended.

For this healthy slow cooker recipe, it will take you about 15 minutes to prepare and 2.5 hours to cook. This easy dinner idea has about three serving. For this healthy slow cooker recipe, you will need flank steak, fresh broccoli florets, beef stock, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic and corn starch. For the full step by step instructions for this healthy slow cooker recipe, you will want to take a look on the Savory Tooth site.

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