Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef

  This Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef is so easy to make and is packed full of so much flavor it will be amazing for dinner, and left overs! 

broccoli and beef mixed with sliced red peppers served over white rice in a white bowl, by The Food Cafe.

Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef

Now that Labor Day is over and Summer is officially winding down we feel a little better about pulling out our slow cookers. The real beauty is that a slow cooker meal or dessert is great for whatever the season or occasion may be.  Today I made the best tasting Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef on the planet.  

It is packed full of tender beef, perfectly cooked broccoli and the most amazing spices your family is going to love you and you are going to love how easy this is to make.

Broccoli beef in a slow cooker being served with a wooden ladle by The Food Cafe

How do you thicken sauce in a slow cooker?

You can use cornstarch, flour, chickpea flour or wondra and add a tablespoon or two just towards the end of cooking.

I served my Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef over rice, but it would be great over some type of pasta or even on its own.  The juices all this slow cooks in marinates the beef so perfectly that every bite is bursting with flavor and is moist and tender.

Is beef and broccoli healthy?

When going out to dinner you never know exactly how something is prepared, so it may not be as healthy as you were hoping, but if you make it at home you know what you are putting into it, so it can be healthier.

This Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef would be perfect to take to a pot luck or make for a big family dinner.  It makes a lot, so you can either invite a lot of family and friends over or enjoy it for left overs.

beef and broccoli on a bed of white rice topped with sesame seeds, chopped green onions and served with chop stick, by The Food Cafe.

Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef is so delicious and full of caramelized onions, broccoli, peppers and green onions your tastebuds are going to love every bite.

slow cooker beef and broccoli being eaten with chop sticks out of a white bowl by The Food Cafe.



Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef
Author: Shannon
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Serves: 4-6 servings
The most delicious Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef you will be excited to get cooking this Fall.
  • 1 1/2 lb. sirloin steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 c. low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 c. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 3 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. sriracha
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 3 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 c. broccoli florets
  • 1 red pepper sliced, thin
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Cooked jasmine rice, for serving
  1. In a large slow-cooker, add steak, beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, Sriracha, garlic, sweet onion, package of dry onion soup mix, and green onions.
  2. Cover and cook on low until beef is tender and cooked through, 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
  3. When the steak is tender, spoon a few tablespoons of the slow-cooker broth into a bowl and whisk with 3 TBLS cornstarch.
  4. Pour into slow cooker and toss until combined.
  5. Add broccoli and red pepper cook covered 10 more minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Garnish with sesame seeds, green onions and more sauce.
  7. Serve over rice or pasta.

2 comments on “Slow Cooker Broccoli and Beef”

  1. Hi Shannon,
    Is it acceptable to use thickly cut deli roast beef in this recipe?

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