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Beef Stew with Carrots, Onion and Celery

Beef Stew with Carrots, Onion and Celery is a modified version of Jamie Oliver's 5 Ingredient Beef Stew.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Canadian
Servings 4


  • slow cooker
  • sharp knife
  • cutting board


  • 2 lb shank of beef (bone out - ask your butcher for the bone)
  • 7 carrots
  • 2 onions
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 heaping teaspoons whole grain mustard
  • 4 ounces Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • black pepper


  • Place a non-stick frying pan on stove on high heat.
  • Cut beef into 2 inch pieces. Place in a bowl and toss with black pepper. Place beef and bone in non-stick frying pan and dry fry for 4 minutes. Flip beef pieces and cook for another 4 minutes. Place beef in slow cooker.
  • Peel carrots and cut into 2 inch pieces. Place carrots in slow cooker.
  • Peel onion and cut into eighths. Place onion slices in slow cooker.
  • Chop celery into 1/4" pieces. Place celery pieces in slow cooker.
  • Add garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and bay leaf to slow cooker and cover with 3 1/3 cups of boiling water.
  • Cover slow cooker and cook for 6 hours or until beef is tender.
Keyword beef stew