Give beef stew a globally inspired twist. Tender sweet potato, dried fruit, peanuts and cinnamon bring the sweet and spicy flavors of West Africa and Morocco to the meal.

Source: Midwest Living
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine meat, sweet potatoes, and onion. Stir broth, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and garlic into mixture in cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

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  • Stir in undrained tomatoes and dried apricots. Sprinkle individual servings with peanuts and, if desired, green onion.

Lean Beef Stew Meat:

For 1-1/4 lb. lean beef stew meat, trim fat from a 1-3/4 lb. boneless beef chuck roast. Cut into 1-inch pieces.

For Easy Cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

340 calories; 8 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 84 mg cholesterol; 356 mg sodium. 981 mg potassium; 33 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 16 g sugar; 35 g protein; 8649 IU vitamin a; 11 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 6 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 4 mcg vitamin b12; 71 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;

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