Food And Drink Recipes

We skipped takeout and made this recipe instead, and it did not disappoint!

Embrace the magic of coming home to a pre-cooked, aromatic dinner with this Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli recipe. Inspired by the beloved Chinese stir-fry, this dish brings the convenience of slow cooking to your favorite takeout flavors. It’s the ideal solution for busy weeknights, combining tender beef and fresh broccoli in a flavorful sauce, all prepared in your trusty slow cooker.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy this dish over a bed of fluffy white rice for a classic pairing, or opt for a low-carb version with cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles. For an added touch, sprinkle toasted sesame seeds and sliced green onions for a restaurant-style finish.

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast, sliced into thin strips

1 cup beef broth

1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

3 cloves minced garlic

2 tablespoons sesame oil

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 tablespoons water

4 cups broccoli florets

Cooked white rice, for serving

Optional garnish: toasted sesame seeds, sliced green onions

Directions

Place beef strips in the slow cooker.

Whisk beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and sesame oil. Pour over beef.

Cook on low for about 4 hours until beef is tender.

Mix cornstarch and water; stir into slow cooker. Add broccoli florets.

Cook for an additional 30 minutes on low.

Serve over rice and garnish with sesame seeds and green onions if desired.

Variations & Tips:

Use frozen broccoli for convenience.

Adjust brown sugar to taste.

Substitute beef chuck roast with flank steak or pre-cut stir-fry beef.

Add a bit of spice with sriracha or red pepper flakes.

Swap broccoli with snap peas, bell peppers, or baby carrots for variety.

This Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli recipe is more than just a meal; it’s a delightful blend of ease and flavor, perfect for those bustling days. Set your slow cooker in the morning, and return home to a dinner that’s ready to serve. It’s a winning choice for anyone looking to enjoy a delicious, stress-free meal after a busy day.

ENJOY!

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