Fresh Spring Menu: Easy Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Trimmings
Upgrade your recipe collection this season with a tasty spring menu. Get your servings of vegetables in a hearty beef and veggie stew, or a plate of savory sautéed green beans. Toss a classic Caesar salad with homemade dressing. For dessert, try this refreshing fruit salad drizzled with a honey and ale vinaigrette!
Who says that beef stew is only for winter meals? This hearty stew is simple to put together in your slow cooker. It is a comforting blend of tender beef chunks, tomatoes, carrots, peas, and egg noodles, swimming in a flavorful broth. Serve it hot with a loaf of crunchy French bread.
Forget the limp, soggy variety from a can! Help your family fall in love with green beans again with this easy dish! Sautee fresh string beans with a dash of olive oil, earthy garlic, and a little salt and pepper. That’s it! The beans stay vibrantly green, with a tender crunch that will win you over! It is an ideal way to use the produce from your garden.
It is easy to elevate your dinner with a sophisticated Caesar salad. This recipe features classic ingredients of crisp romaine lettuce and freshly-shredded Parmesan – but instead of the usual bottled dressing, try this yummy homemade version with eggs, anchovies, and aromatic spices. Top it with spicy croutons you make from a fresh French baguette.
Fruit salad is a delicious way to finish a meal. For this eye-catching recipe, arrange the fruit and berries in rows, and top them with slivered almonds and mint. Drizzle the salad with a delectable homemade vinaigrette that is made with honey and a kiss of ale. Make some extra vinaigrette to keep in the fridge! It will last about seven days.
About Chef Robert
My food philosophy is simple; food should be a feast of all five senses. Meals should be based on simple, tasty and smart recipes that are easy to follow. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor. By cooking at home, we can all eat healthier and save money.