by Betty Booth
Crockpot beef recipes can turn an inexpensive cut of beef into a meal so flavorful and tender than you’ll receive accolades for preparing it. Beef requires a longer amount of time to cook, and in our busy lives, we sometimes avoid cooking it for that reason.
But with a crockpot you can put all the ingredients together and leave it cooking until you’re ready to eat – no stirring or adding ingredients at various times.
If you want to make the beef healthier, trim excess fat before cooking. You may also want to brown the meat before placing it in the crockpot to make it look more appetizing when it’s fully cooked.
Use easy crockpot beef recipes to make meals of stews, roasts, chili, curries and many other dishes. Flavor it up with your favorite herbs and spices that you enjoy and experiment with gravies and sauces to make the beef dish even more savory.
Here are some ideas for yummy crockpot beef recipes that you can find online or in many crockpot cookbooks:
• Crockpot Beef Tips –
There are many crockpot recipes for beef tips. This is a hearty meal that turns out fork-tender and can be served over rice, mashed potatoes or noodles.
• Beef Roast and Gravy –
You can turn inexpensive beef roasts into delicious and tender meals. Add mushrooms, onions, potatoes and carrots and walk away. By the time you’re ready to serve, everyone will be ravenous from the smells.
• Beef Stroganoff –
Your family and friends will think you spent hours on this crockpot beef recipe. Use sirloin tips, add mushrooms, sour cream and a few other ingredients – then, all you have to do is cook the noodles and serve.
• Crockpot Meatloaf –
You may not think about cooking meatloaf in a crockpot, but it’s actually one of the most popular crock pot beef recipes. Simply season and prepare ground beef as you normally would, place it in the crock pot and cook slowly for 8 to 12 hours.
• Beef Stew –
Crockpot beef stew recipes will fill your kitchen with aromatic smells and provide your family with a healthy meal. You can include beer, wine, vegetables galore and vary the recipe each time you make it.
Crockpot beef recipes are popular because the meat stays moist and retains the flavors better than cooking it on top of the stove or in the oven. A crockpot also lets you leave the beef unattended for hours, saving you lots of time.
So, don’t avoid beef anymore – use time-saving, easy and flavorful crockpot beef recipes to feed your family a hearty and delicious meal – and save money besides.
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