Beef and Butternut Tagine (Crockpot, Paleo)

Total Time
7hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 7 hrs

Inspired by a recipe from I plan to serve this w/ some sauteed okra.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place cubed meat in a large bowl.
  2. Combine spices in a small bowl.
  3. Pour spices and oil over beef and stir to thoroughly coat meat with spices.
  4. Combine onion, garlic, and beef in crock pot.
  5. Pour tomatoes over mixture.
  6. Cook on low for 5-6 hours or until beef is tender.
  7. Stir in squash and increase heat to high. Cook for about 90 minutes or until squash is tender.
  8. Taste mixture and add more salt and crushed red pepper, as needed.
  9. Stir in cilatro and serve in shallow plates or bowls.
Most Helpful

This was so savory and delicious! I added some cauliflower that I intended to rice as a side dish, because I thought the flavors would blend well and I was feeling lazy. It worked out beautifully. Next time, I think I will add some almonds or cashews and possibly some golden raisins to make it a little more authentic. But the spices were spot-on and it was yummy without the nuts and fruit. Thanks for a great grain-free dish that even my kids loved!

MissAli April 08, 2014