This delicious slow cooker beef and broccoli is so easy to make. It’s a must try for anyone who loves the traditional dish that’s cooked over a hot stove but looking to try something slightly different.
As you would expect this dish is best served up with some rice. I recommend to get some rice cooking in either a rice cooker or over the stove about 15 to 30 minutes before you plan to serve.
Beef & broccoli is yet another great dish that you’re able to cook in your slow cooker or crock pot. At the end of cooking you end up with amazingly tender beef and crunchy broccoli (see cooking tips).
You’re able to add some red peppers or other vegetables to this dish but keep in mind some ingredients are better added at the end such as green vegetables whilst others at the start such as carrots.
It’s up to you whether you want to brown the meat at the start but I always find that by doing so you end up with a better tasting dish at the end. If you skip this then you can just place everything straight into the slow cooker.
The leftovers for this dish will reheat pretty well so make sure you keep them if you have any. Just make sure it’s stored sealed in the refrigerator and that you reheat it so that it’s nice and hot. You may notice the broccoli is not as nice after reheating the dish.
If you want to see how this delicious dish is done, then be sure to check out the video below. Alternatively, you can find the full text recipe right below.
Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli Recipe
1-2 onions, quartered
3 tsp. garlic, crushed
2 tsp. ginger, minced
¾ cup beef stock
½ cup low sodium soy sauce
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup oyster sauce
1 Tbsp. sesame oil
2 Tbsp. cornstarch, to thicken
4 cups broccoli florets, room temperature
In the slow cooker, add the onions, beef, garlic, ginger, oyster sauce, beef stock, soy, brown sugar, and the sesame oil.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
30 minutes before you go to serve, mix together the cornstarch with 2 tbsp. of water. Mix into the slow cooker along with the broccoli.
Cook until thickened and the broccoli is warm, roughly 30 minutes.
Serve & Enjoy
Low sodium soy sauce is recommended however you can still use normal soy. I would recommend halving the amount you use as it may make the dish too salty.
When you put the broccoli into the slow cooker is probably a good time to get some rice cooking. Once the rice is done the beef & broccoli should be ready.
If you like a runny sauce, then reduce the amount of cornstarch down to just 1 Tbsp.
Curious to how much of an impact this delicious slow cooker beef & broccoli dish will have on your diet? Then be sure to check out the nutritional information below.
Keep in mind this information is calculated using an online tool so it may not be 100% accurate. It also doesn’t consider any extras such as the rice that you might have with it.
If you’re loving slow cooker beef dishes, then you may also like some Mongolian beef. It comes out to be incredibly delicious and much like this dish goes perfect with some rice.
If you have any thoughts, tips or anything else that you would like to share on this slow cooker beef and broccoli then be sure to leave a comment below.