Slow-Cooker Colombian Beef and Sweet Potato Stew

Slow-Cooker Colombian Beef and Sweet Potato Stew

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

6:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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 GlenĀ® organic whole peeled tomatoes with basil, undrained
8
dried apricots, cut in half
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
Purchase already cut-up beef stew meat instead of the boneless beef chuck.
Serve With
Enjoy this chunky Colombian-inspired stew over cooked couscous.

Nutrition Information:

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