Slow-Cooker Spiced Braised Beef with Sweet Potatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 371.0
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.7 mg
  • Sodium: 292.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.2 g
  • Protein: 28.8 g

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From March 2009 Real Simple From March 2009 Real Simple
Number of Servings: 6


    1 1/2 pounds Beef chuck, cut into chunks

    2 Sweet potatoes (about 1 pound) cut in to 1/2 inch thick half moons

    1 28 oz Can whole peeled tomatoes

    1 Large red onion cut into wedges

    1/2 cup Dried apricots

    2 tsp Ground cumin

    2 tsp Ground ginger

    1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon

    1/2 tsp Cayenne

    Salt to taste

    1 10 oz Box couscous

    1 15 oz Can chickpeas, rinsed

    2 cups Baby spinach

    1/4 cup Roasted almonds, chopped


1. In a 4 to 6 quart slow cooker, combine the beef, potatoes, tomatoes (in their juices), onion, apricots, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, cayenne, 3/4 tsp salt and 1/2 cup water.

2. Cook covered until meat is tender on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 7-8 hours.

3. Ten minutes before serving, prepare the couscous according to the package directions.

4. Add the chickpeas to the slow cooker and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in spinach. Serve with couscous and sprinkle with almonds.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user POLELENE.

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