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Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Gnocchi

Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Gnocchi is a Delicious, Easy Twist on a Hearty Family Favorite!
Prep Time3 hrs 55 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 55 mins
Author: Sarah

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs beef stew meat
  • 16 oz bag of baby carrots
  • 4 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 15 oz can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 15 oz can beef broth
  • 12 oz jar beef gravy
  • 16 oz potato gnocchi
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Chop celery and onion.
  • Place all ingredients except gnocchi into slow cooker.
  • Cook on low 7-8 hours.
  • 20 minutes before serving, cook gnocchi according to package directions & drain.
  • Add gnocchi to the slow cooker and stir.
  • Serve into bowls. Garnish with dried parsley.

Freezer to Slow Cooker Instructions:

  • Chop celery and onion.
  • Place all ingredients except gnocchi into gallon sized freezer safe bag.
  • Label & lay flat to freeze.
  • Remove from freezer the night before you plan to cook it.
  • Cook on low 7-8 hours.
  • 29 minutes before serving, cook gnocchi according to package directions & drain.
  • Add gnocchi to the slow cooker and stir.
  • Serve into bowls. Garnish with dried parsley.