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Moroccan Braised Beef

Curry powder is a blend of up to 20 spices, herbs and seeds. Add a pinch of curry to your favorite soups, stews, salads and even rice for an exotic flavor. In this Moroccan stew, begin with 2 teaspoons of curry, then add more to your taste. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups golden raisins
  • Hot cooked couscous, optional

Directions

  • Place flour in a large shallow dish; add beef and turn to coat. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the broth, onions, tomatoes, wine and seasonings. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until the meat is tender.
  • During the last 30 minutes of cooking, stir in the raisins. Serve with couscous if desired.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled beef mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth if necessary. Serve as directed.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups beef mixture: 533 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 5g fiber), 34g protein.

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