Total recipe time: High Setting: 4 to 6 hours; Low Setting: 8 to 9 hours  

Makes 6 servings

Cooking with beef: Moroccan beef and sweet potato stewIngredients

  1. 2-1/2 pounds beef for stew, cut into 1 to 1-1/2-inch pieces
  2. 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  3. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  4. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  7. 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
  8. 1/2 cup regular or golden raisins
  9. 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion
  10. Salt
  11. Hot cooked couscous
  12. Chopped toasted almonds (optional)
  13. Chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Combine flour, cumin, cinnamon, salt and red pepper in 3-1/2 to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker. Add beef, sweet potatoes and raisins; toss to coat evenly. Pour tomatoes on top. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours or on HIGH 4 to 6 hours or until beef and potatoes are fork-tender. (No stirring is necessary during cooking.) Season with salt, as desired.
  2. Serve over couscous. Garnish with almonds and parsley, if desired.

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