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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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
7 hrs to 8 hrs on Low (High 3-1/2 to 4 hours)
Servings:
4
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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; total fat 8g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 84mg; sodium 356mg; potassium 981mg; carbohydrates 33g; fiber 6g; sugar 16g; protein 35g; vitamin a 8649IU; vitamin c 11mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 6mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 20mcg; vitamin b12 4mcg; calcium 71mg; iron 5mg.

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