Ground Beef Stew (Slow Cooker)
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Recipe type: Main Dish
 
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 5 medium carrots, sliced ¼ inch (about 1½ cups)
  • 1 cup gluten-free beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 medium zucchini cut lengthwise and then in ½ inch slices (about 4 cups)
Instructions
  1. Cook the ground beef in a skillet along with the copped onion until browned.
  2. Add the garlic and cook a minute or two until fragrant.
  3. Drain and add to a 6 quart slow cooker along with the tomatoes, carrots, broth, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours.
  5. Add the zucchini and cook on high for 1 hour.
Notes
If using a 4 quart slow cooker, cut the recipe in half.
Recipe by The Gluten-Free Homemaker at http://glutenfreehomemaker.com/ground-beef-stew-slow-cooker/