Slow cooker Mediterranean beef stew

    7 hours 28 min

    Diced beef is slow cooked in beef stock and tomato passata with artichokes, Kalamata olives and herbs.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
    • 900g diced beef
    • 400g artichokes in water, drained and halved
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 4 cloves garlic, chopped or more to taste
    • 1L beef stock
    • 400g tomato passata
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
    • 75g pitted and roughly chopped Kalamata olives (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 bay leaf

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:7hr8min  ›  Ready in:7hr28min 

    1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook beef in the hot oil until browned, about 2 minutes per side.
    2. Transfer beef pieces into a slow cooker. Add artichoke hearts, onion and garlic. Pour in beef stock, tomato passata and chopped tomatoes. Stir in olives, oregano, parsley, basil, cumin and bay leaf.
    3. Cook on Low until beef is tender, about 7 hours.

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    Absolutely delicious! I cut my beef small and it was tender in 2 hours. Served it with spaghetti. Loved the flavors Will definitely make often.  -  04 Nov 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Too much liquid!  -  19 Jan 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Very good. Made it according to the recipe. I will make it again.  -  24 Feb 2019  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)