Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef Recipe -
Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef Recipe
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Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef
A delicious set-it-and-forget-it broccoli beef dish! See more
  • READY IN ABOUT 7 hrs

Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef

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"So much better than take out! Use however much or little broccoli you like!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    6 hrs 30 mins

    6 hrs 45 mins


  1. Crumble beef bouillon cube into warm water in a bowl and stir to dissolve; add soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and sesame oil and stir to dissolve sugar.
  2. Put beef strips into a slow cooker crock. Pour sauce mixture over the beef.
  3. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours (or on High for 4 hours).
  4. Spoon 2 tablespoons liquid from the slow cooker into a bowl. Whisk cornstarch into the liquid and stir the cornstarch mixture into the liquid in the slow cooker until consistent in color.
  5. Cook on High until the sauce thickens, about 30 minutes.
  6. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil.
  7. Cook broccoli in covered steamer until tender, 2 to 6 minutes; add to sauce in slow cooker and stir to coat.
  8. Ladle broccoli beef over portions of cooked jasmine rice and garnish with sesame seeds.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • If sauce isn't thickening, it can be ladled out and cooked on a stove until reaching the desired thickness. Then return it to the slow cooker.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 16, 2015

This was an easy, delicious and healthy dinner. As some others did, I used low sodium soy sauce and that seemed about right for saltiness. I wanted to stay true to the original recipe but I did reduce the sugar to 1/4 cup (watching sugar carbs) and also added 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes to give it a little zing. Rather than steam the broccoli, I just added it right after adding the cornstarch slurry and it was perfect after 30 minutes! I'll definitely make this again - next time I may add sliced onion near the beginning of the cooking and red pepper strips with the broccoli.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 30, 2014

There was not much flavour to this recipe.

Aug 24, 2014

I was looking for an easy yet healthful dinner--this was it! The whole family enjoyed it. I did use beef stew meat--which made it even easier.

Aug 04, 2014

I followed the ingredients and directions EXACTLY except I used lower sodium soy sauce because that's all I ever use. This was still very salty. I think I would leave out the bouillion next time or use low sodium beef broth instead. Other than that, there are no adjustments needed. I will make this again.

Jan 08, 2015

Fantastic! I made 1.5 times the sauce the second time around because the first time I made it, it cooked down and wasn't quite as sloppy as I like. I also used lite soy sauce - had it, didn't know why, never thought I'd use it, so this was a good excuse. The second time around, my husband bought stir-fry meat, so it was in very thin strips. This cut out about an hour from the high cooking time, which was nice because I always think to use the slow cooker at like 3 p.m. Great recipe - can't wait to make it for company! Thanks!

Aug 12, 2014

Super easy and delicious! I wish the sauce was thicker though

Sep 03, 2014

I didn't use 1/2cup soy sauce, bc people commented on it being salty. I used 1/4cup and it was delicious!!

May 07, 2015

Love this recipe, nothing to change but I do add red peppers and green peppers for more flavor.


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  • Calories
  • 814 kcal
  • 41%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 121.4 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 16 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 7.6 g
  • 31%
  • Protein
  • 46.4 g
  • 93%
  • Sodium
  • 2167 mg
  • 87%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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