Slow cooker beef stew served on a plate

Slow cooker beef recipes

12 Recipes

Dig out your slow cooker for these tender beef recipes which make the most of cooking low and slow. Choose from curry, cottage pie, lasagne, chilli and more.

Slow cooker beef stew


(175 ratings)

Cook beef stew in a slow cooker for really tender meat. Add button mushrooms or smoked paprika for extra flavour – it will be an instant family favourite...
  • 4 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker barbacoa beef


(16 ratings)

You can leave this barbacoa beef in the slow cooker during the day if you're entertaining. Serve in lettuce cups, tacos, or over rice with vegetables...
  • 9 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker beef goulash


(21 ratings)

With fall-apart beef, tomatoes and peppers in a creamy, rich stew, our slow cooker goulash recipe couldn't be easier or more comforting...
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker beef pot roast


(62 ratings)

Get this beef brisket in the slow cooker first thing in the morning so that by the evening your Sunday dinner is an absolute breeze. Perfect for busy family weekends
  • 7 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker lasagne


(23 ratings)

Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights...
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker beef curry


(39 ratings)

This slow-cooked beef curry is easy to make and perfect for feeding the family – add chunks of potato for an extra hearty dish. Serve with rice and naan bread...
  • 8 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Cottage pie


(649 ratings)

This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Thai beef curry


(31 ratings)

A spicy, authentic Thai green curry for your slow cooker that's ideal for taking the last-minute stress out of entertaining...
  • 8 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Goulash in a dash


(42 ratings)

Whip up this Hungarian paprika-infused beef casserole in minutes, or use a slow cooker for an extra tender finish
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Asian short ribs with herb salad


(6 ratings)

A Thai-style beef recipe that's made in a pressure cooker - the meat becomes melt-in-the-mouth in its rich sauce.
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Big-batch bolognese


(48 ratings)

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chilli con carne


(47 ratings)

Ideal for entertaining families with kids, this easy classic chilli dish is quick, hassle-free and great to have in the freezer
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
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