Roman Stew (Crock Pot)

Total Time
7hrs 20mins
20 mins
7 hrs

Based on ancient Roman recipe using spices from the Far East. Serve this as is with crusty bread, or over steamed rice or mashed potatoes.

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  1. In a large skillet, brown the beef in the oil over medium-high heat (do this in batches). Transfer the beef to your slow cooker.
  2. Add the garlic ,celery and onion slices to the slow cooker, then sprinkle the salt, cinnamon, cloves, pepper, allspice, and nutmeg over the beef and vegetables.
  3. Pour the tomatoes and the wine over the beef and vegetables.
  4. Cover the slow cooker, and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours.
  5. If you want a thicker sauce, stir in some cornstarch mixed with water at the end of the cooking time.