Rich and Spicy Beef Stew

By Yankee Magazine

Aug 01 2011

This unusual rich and spicy slow cooker beef stew recipe earned an Honorable Mention in the 2012 Old Farmer’s Almanac Coffee Recipe Contest.

Submitted by Denise Montgomery from Irondale, Alabama


1 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
1-1/2 pounds beef tips
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup peeled and chopped carrots
3 large potatoes, peeled and chopped
2 cups salsa
2 tablespoons garlic salt
1 tablespoon black pepper, or to taste
1/2 cup green peas


Place all of the ingredients, except the peas, into a slow cooker and stir. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. About 15 minutes before serving, add the peas.