Solveig’s Sweet Potato and Beef Crockpot

This is my favorite crockpot recipe of all times

Solveig’s Sweet Potato and Beef Crockpot
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  • 1 pound lean beef boneless chuck or stew beef, cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups peeled sweet potatoes, cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • dash ground allspice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 large onion, cut into chunks, or 12 frozen small white onions, thawed
  • 1 can (28 oz.) tomatoes, undrained
  • 8 dried apricots, cut in half (optional)
  • chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup cream (optional)
  1. Trim any excess fat from beef; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Brown beef in the hot oil, stirring to brown all sides.
  3. In a 4 to 5-quart Crockpot, combine browned beef with sweet potatoes, garlic, allspice, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, onion, and tomatoes.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours, or until beef is tender. Stir in apricots, parsley and cream