We have made this dish a couple of times. Unfortunately, the photos do not turn out any better from recipe to recipe. Which is often the case with brown colored food. With that said, it is time to share this wonderful recipe for Mediterranean Beef, sans a better photo.
|Mediterranean Beef Stew, a slow cooker recipe.|
This is warmly spiced, yet not overly sweet in any way. If you love
|Mediterranean Beef Stew and Vegetable Rice.|
adapted from: Fix it and Forget it, New Cookbook
1 T oil
1 1/2 - 2 pounds beef, cut into 2-inch cubes
2 large onions, 1/2 inch dice
2 t ground coriander
1 1/4 t ground cinnamon
1/4 t ground ginger
2 c beef stock OR 1 14 oz can plus water to equal 2 cups
1 pound pitted dried plums
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper
juice of 1/2 lemon
Brown beef cubes in the oil in a skillet. Place beef in slow cooker. Reserve drippings.
Saute onions in reserved drippings until lightly brown, adding more oil if needed. Add to beef in slow cooker.
Stir in remaining ingredients, except lemon juice.
Simmer on low, 5 - 7 hours or until beef is tender, adding the lemon juice the last 10 minutes.
Serve over rice.
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