Beef Stew with Sweet Potatoes -- Crock Pot

Beef Stew with Sweet Potatoes -- Crock Pot

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  • •1½ pounds lean stew beef

  • •3 tablespoons flour

  • •¼ teaspoon salt

  • •¼ teaspoon pepper

  • •1 large onion (or 2 medium), halved and cut in ¼ inch slices

  • •1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • •1 large sweet potato, cut in 1½-inch cubes

  • •½ cup beef stock (canned, or from bouillon or base)

  • •¼ to ½ teaspoon cinnamon

  • •½ to 1 cup frozen peas or green beans (thawed)

  • •salt and pepper to taste


Toss stew beef with the flour and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet; brown beef and onion. Place sweet potato cubes in the Crock Pot; add beef and onions. Mix beef broth with cinnamon and pour over beef mixture. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Add peas or green beans during the last 15 to 20 minutes. Good with biscuits. Serves 4.


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