Hearty and richly flavorful, Slow Cooker Cowboy Steak and Beans will be a family favorite after the first tangy and subtly sweet bite.
Sort through beans for any rocks or debris, then add to the slow cooker.
Add the celery, garlic, bell peppers, onion, and diced tomatoes to the slow cooker.
Pour aproximately 2 cups of the beef broth into a bowl; pour the remaning broth into the slow cooker.
Whisk worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, seasonings/spices, vinegar, and mustard together. Once combined, pour into the slow cooker.
Mix well, combining all the ingredients in the slow cooker.
Add the steak and the bacon; stir to combine.
Cover, cook on HIGH for 8 hours.
To thicken, remove a cup or two of liquid and place in a bowl.
Incorporate the tomato paste to the removed liquid util smooth.
Stir in the tomato mixture into the steak and beans, continue to cook for an additional 30 minutes.
Mix in the chopped cilantro; serve and enjoy.