Slow Cooker Garlic Butter Beef Bites are packed with buttery garlic goodness. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious beef and potatoes recipe, this is the ultimate meal for you.
Beef stew meat is cooked low and slow with baby Yukon gold potatoes and seasonings until the beef is fall-apart tender.
It’s a wholesome, filling dinner that’s easy to make any night of the week.
Why KJ Loves
Slow Cooker Garlic Butter Beef Bites
A true meat & potatoes kind of meal! I love how buttery and garlicky these beef bites are. Each bite is packed full of flavor while being tender and juicy. Plus, the slow cooker does all the hard work for you!
Ingredients for Slow Cooker Beef Bites
Beef stew meat
Slow cooking stew meat is the perfect way to make these tougher cuts of beef fall-apart tender. It’s an economical option that ends up tasting delicious because of the cooking method and the addition of other mouth-watering ingredients.
Baby Yukon gold potatoes
No need to peel or cut them. You could also use a mix of baby Yukon and baby red potatoes.
A star ingredient in this beef bites recipe. Fun fact: Besides being delicious, butter is high in vitamin A!
Freshly peeled and chopped or pre-minced
A combination of seasoned salt, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper
How to Make Slow Cooker Garlic Butter Beef Bites
01) Arrange the ingredients.
Spray the inside of the slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the beef stew meat to half of the slow cooker and the potatoes to the other half. Don’t mix them together right now!
02) Coat with the good stuff.
Evenly sprinkle the seasonings and garlic over the beef bites and potatoes and gently toss to coat each half (keeping the meat and potatoes separate).
Arrange the pads of butter over the top.
03) Cook low and slow.
Cover the Crockpot with a lid and cook on low until the beef is tender.
Slow Cooker Beef Bites FAQs:
What is beef stew meat?
Beef stew meat is small pieces of beef, often from tougher cuts of beef like chuck or round. Beef stew meat is a budget-friendly option. But we have a secret to making it taste delicious: slow cooking tougher cuts of meat helps tenderize the beef!
Can I use beef tips instead?
You can also use beef tips for this recipe. Beef tips are similar to stew meat but are generally cut from steaks like sirloin, flank, or tenderloin
Do I have to sear the beef bites?
No need to sear the beef bites! We’re making this an easy beef bites recipe. You’ll still get delicious results without searing the beef.
What size slow cooker should I use?
I use a 6-quart slow cooker for this recipe.
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