Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach Beef

Friday, 25 April 2014

This is one of those recipes I had little hope for but it turned out delicious! I wanted to make a slow cooker dish so that I would have lots of time to get started on painting the mudroom (which I did) I like adding spinach to things because it wilts and so doesn't take up a lot of space in a dish but is packed with health.
I prepared a lot of this meal the night before. I chopped the onion and carrots and sliced the sun-dried tomatoes. I put all those ingredients in the slow cooker ceramic and put it in the fridge.
Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach Beef
adapted from Companys Coming Slow Cooker Dinners

  • 3 tbsp. all purpose flour (I used Gluten-Free)
  • 1 lb. beef stew meat (2 packages of stewing beef)
  • 2 medium onion, chopped
  • 3-4 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared chicken broth
  • 1 jar of sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and sliced
  • 2 tbsp. liquid honey
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 bag of spinach

  1. Measure flour into large resealable freezer bag. Add beef . Seal bag. Toss until coated. Put beef into 3- 4 qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle in remaining flour.
  2. Add next 6 ingredients. Stir well. Cover. Cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or on  High for 4 to 5 hours. Skim and discard any fat from the surface of liquid in slow cooker.
  3. Stir in spinach, the heat from the beef mixture should cause it to wilt. Serves 4  

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