Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Last updated: April 2018

Looking for take-out flavors at home? Try this savory beef and broccoli for dinner tonight and let your slow cooker do all the work.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.25 pounds boneless beef stew meat, cut into small pieces
  • 3 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1.5 cups water

Makes 6


  1. Combine 1 cup water, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil and garlic powder in bottom of your slow cooker. Mix well with a whisk or fork.
  2. Add in beef pieces and cook on LOW for 4-5 hours.
  3. Prepare brown rice per package instructions with water. Typically brown rice takes about 40-50 minutes to cook.
  4. Add in broccoli florets during the last 15 minutes of cooking and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender.
  5. Serve over rice and spoon sauce from slow cooker, over top.

Tip: If you prefer a lower carb option, leave out the rice for a total carb of 11.9 grams per serving. Cauliflower Rice is another great alternative.

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Nutrition facts

per serving

  • calories: 408
  • carbohydrates: 46.9g
  • cholesterol: 84mg
  • dietary fiber: 3.3g
  • potassium: 656mg
  • protein: 34.5g
  • saturated fat: 2.5g
  • sodium: 435mg
  • sugars: 8.8g
  • total fat: 9.8g
  • trans fat: 0.0g
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