Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Revisit an Asian-food classic with this beef and broccoli recipe! Prep it in just 10 minutes, then let the slow cooker cook up a tender and filling meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours 50 minutes
Total: 4 hours



  • lbsbeef chuck,sliced into thin 1½-inch long strips
  • ½yellow onion,sliced into 2 portions
  • ½cupbeef broth,or beef consomme, low sodium
  • 1cupsoy sauce,low sodium
  • 1tbspsesame oil
  • cupdark brown sugar,slightly packed
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • tbspcornstarch
  • cupsbroccoli florets,diced into bite size pieces
  • sesame seeds,for garnish, optional


  1. Add the beef and onion portions to a slow cooker.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the beef broth, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar and garlic. Season the mixture with salt and pepper, to taste.

  3. Pour the mixture over the beef and onions in the slow cooker. Cover with the lid and cook on Low heat for 2½ to 3½ hours, until the meat has cooked through.

  4. Ladle out ¼ cup of the broth from slow cooker and pour into a bowl. Add the cornstarch, whisk until smooth, then return the broth mixture to slow cooker. Gently stir.

  5. Add in the broccoli pieces and cover the slow cooker with the lid. Increase to High heat and cook 20 minutes longer, or until the broccoli is tender and the sauce has thickened slightly. Remove the onion pieces.

  6. Serve warm over white or brown rice sprinkled with sesame seeds. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 383.58kcal
  • Fat: 12.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.43g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.28g
  • Fiber: 1.14g
  • Sugar: 12.83g
  • Protein: 44.90g
  • Cholesterol: 107.16mg
  • Sodium: 3717.40mg
  • Calcium: 98.01mg
  • Potassium: 1231.76mg
  • Iron: 5.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 96.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 59.76mg
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