Middle Eastern Spiced Beef, Tomatoes, and Beans

READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
Recipe by imaphilosopher

This recipe comes from the Crock-Pot Slow-Cooker Cookbook. It is found in the "International Sensations" section.

Top Review by Erica_hg11

I have the cookbook this came from and this is one of my favorite and most frequent dishes from it! Beef + cinnamon sounds kind of weird, but everyone I have made this for just loves it. And the smell is heavenly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef cubes and cook, stirring frequently, until browned on all sides. Transfer to Crock-Pot cooker with 1 tablespoon olive oil drizzled on top.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, green beans, onions, cinnamon, allspice, sugar, and any other seasonings you desire. Cover. Cook on LOW 8 HOURS or HIGH 4 HOURS.
  3. Uncover, let stand for 15 minutes for flavors to absorb.
  4. Serve with either basmati rice, or couscous.

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