STREAMING NOW: Famous Food Truck

Slow-Cooker Provencal Beef Stew

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Chuck roast is a tough cut of meat that grows tender in the slow cooker. Serve this low-fat, low-calorie rustic stew with some crusty bread and red wine (preferably from southern France).”
8hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle beef with 1/2 t. salt and 1/4 t. pepper; dredge in flour. Add beef to pan; saute 2 minutes, browning on all sides. Place beef in slow cooker or crock pot.
  2. Add onions and garlic to skillet; saute 5 minutes. Add wine to skillet, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Place onion mixture in slow cooker.
  3. Add broth, tomato paste, bay leaves, thyme, and tomatoes to cooker; top with zucchini and carrots.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until beef is tender. Stir in remaining 1 t. salt and 1/4 t. pepper. Discard bay leaves and thyme sprigs.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a