Are you looking for a hearty, satisfying meal that practically cooks itself? If you're a fan of tender beef and savory mushrooms, this Slow Cooker Beef and Mushroom Stew is the perfect comfort food for you. In this recipe, a flavorful beef roast is seared with onion and garlic, then slow-cooked in a rich broth with fresh mushrooms and tomatoes. The result is a delicious and comforting stew that will warm your heart and fill your belly.
6 cups homemade croutons
3 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1 large English cucumber, chopped
1 yellow or red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and chopped
½ small red onion, thinly sliced
1/3 cup chopped basil
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste