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Slow Cooker Braised Beef with Onions
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 5 mins
This braised beef is one of the basic recipes that you can make when you are just starting in this “slow cooking” world.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slow cooker braised beef
Servings: 3 people
  • 400 grams Flank steak cut into medium size cubes
  • 1 big onion cut into slices
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tbsp dry thyme
  • ½ tbsp oregano
  • ¼ cup beef broth
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Dry the meat with the help of a paper towel.
  2. Heat a medium size pan over medium-high heat and pour the olive oil. Sear every side of the meat until it’s brown. Transfer the meat to the slow cooker.
  3. Lower the heat to medium-low and melt the butter in the same pan. Add the onions and stir until they start to soften. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  4. Add the thyme, oregano, bay leaf, flour, salt and pepper to the slow cooker. Stir to coat the meat and the onions. Cover with the beef broth and cook on low for 8 hours or in high for 4 hours.