Freezer to Slow Cooker Beef Quinoa Stew

Freezer to Slow Cooker Beef Quinoa Stew

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. lean beef stew meat
  • 2 cups Beef stock or broth
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 Cup Carrots, chopped
  • 14 ounce can stewed or crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Quinoa

Prep:

  1. Label your freezer bag with the name of the meal and cooking instructions.
  2. Add all the ingredients to the freezer bag.
  3. Remove as much air from the freezer bag as possible, seal and lay flat in the Freezer.

Cooking:

  1. The night before cooking, move frozen bag to your refrigerator to thaw
  2. The morning of cooking, pour contents into crockpot.
  3. Cook on “low” setting for 8 hours.