Hearty Beef & Tomato Crock Pot

This hearty beef and tomato crock pot recipe is sure to please over the colder winter months


  • 1kg topside or other stewing steak
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 medium waxy potatoes, peeled and cut into large piece
  • 2 cups button mushrooms, halved
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 3 stalks of fresh thyme
  • 1 bay leaf*
  • ¼ of a cup tomato paste
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef stock


  1. Line the slow cooker with a GLAD Extra-Large Oven Bag and turn onto low setting.
  2. In a bowl, toss together the beef and the flour and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat and brown the beef.
  4. Add this to the slow cooker along with the potatoes, mushrooms, carrots, thyme, bay leaf, tomato paste, tomatoes and stock. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Cover and cook for 8-10 hours.


  1. You can freeze the rest of the bay leaves in a GLAD Snap Lock Snack Bag

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