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Slow-Cooker Colombian Beef and Sweet Potato Stew

Cinnamon, cloves, apricots and sweet potatoes create the tasty twist to a homey beef stew.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb boneless beef chuck
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
3
cups 1-inch pieces peeled sweet potatoes
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2
whole cloves
1
dried bay leaf
1
stick cinnamon
1
large onion, cut into eighths
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes with basil, undrained
8
dried apricots, cut in half
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Remove excess fat from beef. Cut beef into 1-inch pieces. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown.
  • 2 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix beef and remaining ingredients except apricots and parsley. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until beef is tender.
  • 3 Stir in apricots. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 15 minutes or until apricots are softened. Discard cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Sprinkle stew with parsley.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Purchase already cut-up beef stew meat instead of the boneless beef chuck.

Enjoy this chunky Colombian-inspired stew over cooked couscous.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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