Beef Broccoli #Slowcooker

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Slow cookers make it so easy to create a super flavorful meal without having to stand over it for a long time. You can also use tougher or less tender cuts of meat and still have it come out soft in the end. Beef Broccoli is a fairly simple but super delicious meal that your whole family

Beef Broccoli

You could serve the Beef Broccoli with some sticky rice (1 part rice 2 parts liquid, I usually use chicken broth) or you could make some Garlic Noodles to go with it. The garlic noodle recipe is from my cookbook – Homemade on a Weeknight. You can see the recipe below the Beef Broccoli Recipe in this post. When you add the broccoli and cornstarch to the slow cooker, it’s a good time to start your side dish.

Beef Broccoli

The cornstarch trick can be used on just about anything from the slow cooker. If you want to thicken up a soup, stew or just the sauce to be served with the meats, you can use this tip. The key is to take the hot liquid from the slow cooker (try to minimize how much solids you get in, like the onions) whisk in some cornstarch, letting it barely thicken and then return it to pot. Once you combine it all together, return the lid and let it cook another 20-30 minutes so that is thickens the whole pot.

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!

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Beef Broccoli

Come home to delicious and flavorful Beef Broccoli out of the slow cooker!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword beef, broccoli, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Slow Cooker 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Chuck Steak cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 cup Beef Broth
  • ½ cup Coco Aminos
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ White Onion diced
  • ¼ cup Oyster Sauce
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 cups Broccoli Florets
  • 3 tbsp Corn Starch

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • Add all ingredients – EXCEPT broccoli and cornstarch – to the slow cooker. Stir to combine. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • In the last 30 minutes of cooking time, remove ½ cup of liquid and combine with corn starch. Return liquid to the slow cooker and stir to combine. Add broccoli and stir together. Replace lid and cook for remaining cooking time.
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Garlic Noodles

A simple side dish that works with so many different cuts of meat.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Garlic, noodles, pasta side dish, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Spaghetti Noodles linguini works too
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ¼ cup Coco Aminos
  • 1 tsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 3 Scallions sliced
  • 1 tsp White Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Start water boiling for the pasta.
  • In a small bowl, combine garlic, coco aminos, fish sauce, oyster sauce and ginger powder
  • Add pasta to boiling water. Cook as directed on the package. Drain in colander and rinse with cool water to arrest cooking process.
  • In a large saute pan or wok over medium-high heat, add oil. Add noodles to oil and toss too coat with oil. Stir in noodle sauce and continue to cook for 5 minutes, while tossing frequently with tongs. Add green onions and sesame seeds and cook a minute longer.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

4 thoughts on “Beef Broccoli #Slowcooker

  1. It all looks fantastic, but I think I could eat a big bowl of the noodles!!! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party. So glad you’ve joined us – have a wonderful week!

  2. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday, 511. We will be live for our special Thanksgiving Edition on Tuesday this week, be sure and stop by! Hope you have a very special Thanksgiving!
    Miz Helen

  3. Sunshine – Tennessee – Home educating mom of three amazing fellows, homeschool and homestead blogger, herb gardener, flower lover, cat collector, follower of Jesus, and happy wife! Blogger at https://www.LessonsAndLessons.com https://www.RidgeHavenHomestead.com
    Laurie says:

    I have to admit—I really miss my slow cooker! We are on a generator for power, so no crockpots for now! Some day…

    Thanks for sharing your recipe at the Homestead Blog Hop!

    Happy Thanksgiving!


    Laurie

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