Spiced Braised Beef With Sweet Potatoes

Spiced Braised Beef With Sweet Potatoes
Spiced Braised Beef With Sweet Potatoes

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2

    pounds beef chuck, cut into chunks

  • 2

    sweet potatoes (about 1 pound), cut into 1/2-inch-thick half-moons

  • 1

    28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes

  • 1

    large red onion, cut into wedges

  • 1/2

    cup dried apricots

  • 2

    teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2

    teaspoons ground ginger

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2

    teaspoon cayenne

  • kosher salt

  • 1

    10-ounce box couscous (1 1/2 cups)

  • 1

    15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed

  • 2

    cups baby spinach (1 1/2 ounces)

  • 1/4

    cup roasted almonds, chopped

Directions

1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine the beef, potatoes, tomatoes (and their juices), onion, apricots, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, cayenne, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 cup water. 2. Cook, covered, until the meat is tender, on high for 4 to 5 hours, or on low for 7 to 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 the spinach. Serve with the couscous and sprinkle with the almonds. 5. To freeze: Omit the couscous and spinach. Cool the beef to room temperature and divide among freezer containers or bags. Freeze for up to 3 months. 6. To reheat: Thaw in a bowl of cold water or overnight in the refrigerator. Cook in a pot, covered, stirring occasionally, until heated through, 20 to 30 minutes. Stir in the spinach. Serve with the cooked couscous.

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