Delicious Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Potatoes & Carrots (Moscharaki me Patates kai Karota)

This recipe is usually made during the Winter Season rather than in the Summer, at least this is what I think just because it is not a light meal, and with the heat I believe we should be eating cold and lighter dishes.  The weather here the past few days has been a bit more chilly, sunny but wonderfully chilly, so this gave me a chance to make this recipe 🙂  No heatwaves woo hooo!  I have been trying to pack for our trip but I still have not finished some other projects that I have taken on  I am hoping to finish by Tuesday of next week.  

This is a lovely Greek Beef Stew with a bit of twist, I have added a few tablespoons of Balsamic Vinegar. Yep!  and it tastes fabulous, the reason is that the vinegar gives this recipe a slight tangy taste.   The traditional Greek Beef Stew has no Vinegar, and it is not made in a slow cooker but it does cook for over 2 hours on low heat so that the meat can become tender.

As for me I love to discover new tastes in old recipes this is what I have been doing for a while. 🙂    Try it out and let me know your thoughts!! 🙂

Have a lovely weekend everyone!! 🙂


Prep Time: 15 minutes – Cooking Time : 6 hrs  (Time depends on the slow cooker)

1 kilo Beef (cut into smaller size)

4 fresh Tomatoes (grated)

1 tablespoon Tomato Paste (optional)

2 Onions (chopped)

2 cups Vegetable Stock

2 Bay Leaves

1/2 cup Olive Oil

3 cups small Potatoes or Larger Potatoes cut into halves

1 1/2 cup Carrots

2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar (optional)

Pinch of Flour


Pepper (optional)



Cut Beef into cubes, and place into slow cooker along with a pinch of flour…just enough to cover the beef.


Wash and drain potatoes,


continue the same process with the carrots.


Chop or dice onions…( i prefer large pieces in the stew)


Add all the ingredients into the slow cooker along with the Balsamic Vinegar…


Cover and let this cook for 6 hrs, this is how long it took in my slow cooker.  🙂


Top off with grated cheese and enjoy this delicious dish!! 

Kali Orexi!! 🙂

I had promised Luda from Plants and Beyond a photo of Charlie 🙂


Hi everyone I am Charlie 🙂

Comments (9)

  • nafiseseyedbagher 9 months ago Reply
    wowww so fantastic
    foodzesty 9 months ago Reply
    Thank you!! Yes, it was delicious :)
  • Lisa@LismorePaper 9 months ago Reply
    This is wonderful! I absolutely love these kind of meals. Hi, Charlie! Such a cutie! 💗😊
    foodzesty 9 months ago Reply
    Thanks so much Lisa...:) Charlie is a cutie :) Huge hugs and have a great Sunday :)
  • PlantsandBeyond 9 months ago Reply
    Oh my goodness- look at Charlie - such a cutie pie . And of course your meal is delicious ;)
    foodzesty 9 months ago Reply
    Hey there Luda :) I love him!!! He is really a good one :)
  • Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 9 months ago Reply
    Hello, Charlie!
  • dtills 9 months ago Reply
    You had me at balsamic 😊! Watching the US Open 🎾🎾🎾
  • Slow cooked stew is just perfect, Sophie! And "Hello Charlie!" 💕 I know your from Insta, but nice to see you here too!

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