Peanut and Beef Slow Cooker Stew                       1406830414818


With a bit of chopping and the turn of a dial, dinner for the whole family is served.


1 lb. (500 g) stewing beef chopped in 1 inch (2.5 cm) pieces

1 small sweet potato, well washed and chopped

1 white cooking  onion, chopped                                                   

2 parsnips, well washed and chopped

¼ cup (60 mL) all natural peanut butter

2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch

1 tbsp (15 mL) hot sauce *or to taste

1 tsp (5 mL) minced garlic

1 can (398 mL) coconut milk

½ cup (125 mL) chopped salted peanuts

¼ cup (60 mL) roughly chopped fresh mint leaves

Place all ingredients (*except for peanuts and mint) in the bowl of a slow cooker and stir.  Cover and cook on low heat for 7 hours or at high heat for 4 hours. Stir well before serving.  Divide stew evenly between six serving bowls and garnish evenly with peanuts and mint. Makes 6 cups (1.5 L).  

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