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Beef with Apples & Sweet Potatoes

Cook Time 8 to 9 hours
Prep Time 20 minutes

YIELD Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

1 boneless beef chuck shoulder roast (2 pounds)
1 can (40 ounces) sweet potatoes, drained
2 small onions, sliced
2 apples, cored and sliced
1/2 cup beef broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried thyme, divided
3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons cold water

PREPARATION:

Slow Cooker Directions

  1. Trim and discard fat from beef. Cut beef into 2-inch pieces. Place beef, sweet potatoes, onions, apples, beef broth, garlic, salt, 1/2 teaspoon thyme and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in 4-quart slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours.
  2. Transfer beef, sweet potatoes and apples to platter; keep warm. Let liquid stand 5 minutes to allow fat to rise. Skim off and discard fat.
  3. Stir together cornstarch, remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, cinnamon and water until smooth; stir into cooking liquid. Cook 15 minutes on HIGH or until juices are thickened. Serve sauce with beef, sweet potatoes and apples.
This recipe appears in: Beef

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