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 curry, then add more to your taste. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 7 hours
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
Place flour in a large resealable plastic bag; add beef and toss 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 and adding a little broth if necessary.
Serve as directed.
1-1/3 cups beef mixture (calculated without couscous) : 533 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 5g fiber), 34g protein.