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Slow Cooker Cowboy Steak and Beans

Course: Dinner/Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cowboy Steak and Beans
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 517 kcal
Author: Michelle De La Cerda

Hearty and richly flavorful, Slow Cooker Cowboy Steak and Beans will be a family favorite after the first tangy and subtly sweet bite.



  • 20 oz 15 bean soup mix
  • 2 celery ribs; diced
  • 3 tsp garlic; miced/grated or 1 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1 green bell pepper; diced
  • 1 red bell pepper; diced
  • 1 1/2 cup onion; diced
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes
  • 32 oz low sodium beef broth
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 lbs London Broil; cubed
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon
  • 6 oz tomato paste (optional)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro; chopped


  1. Sort through beans for any rocks or debris, then add to the slow cooker.

  2. Add the celery, garlic, bell peppers, onion, and diced tomatoes to the slow cooker.

  3. Pour aproximately 2 cups of the beef broth into a bowl; pour the remaning broth into the slow cooker.

  4. Whisk worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, seasonings/spices, vinegar, and mustard together. Once combined, pour into the slow cooker.

  5. Mix well, combining all the ingredients in the slow cooker.

  6. Add the steak and the bacon; stir to combine.

  7. Cover, cook on HIGH for 8 hours.

  8. To thicken, remove a cup or two of liquid and place in a bowl.

  9. Incorporate the tomato paste to the removed liquid util smooth.

  10. Stir in the tomato mixture into the steak and beans, continue to cook for an additional 30 minutes.

  11. Mix in the chopped cilantro; serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Cowboy Steak and Beans
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 517 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 1072mg47%
Potassium 895mg26%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Fiber 15g63%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 1730IU35%
Vitamin C 32mg39%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.