Moroccan Beef Stew

Yield: 10 servings ( Serving Size: 1 cup )
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  • 1 1/2 pound(s) lean beef cubed
  • 2 tablespoon(s) EVOO
  • 4 whole(s) carrots peeled and sliced
  • 2 whole(s) red onions chopped
  • 3 whole(s) garlic cloves minced
  • 1 can(s) 15 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1 can(s) 15 oz chickpeas rinsed drained
  • 2 cup(s) beef broth
  • 1 cup(s) black olives
  • 2 teaspoon(s) brown sugar
  • 1 whole(s) lemon juice only
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) lemon zest (optional)
  • 1/2 cup(s) cilantro chopped
  • 2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon(s) paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon(s) salt
  • 2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/2 cup(s) water


  1. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper , then carefully add beef to the hot oil in the pan. Keeping the heat on medium-high, brown the meat on all sides, which will take five to eight minutes. Remove meat and set aside.

  2. To the brown juice remaining in the pan , add garlic and onion. Cook over medium-high heat until onions are soft.
  3. Add back to the pan the cooked meat along with tomatoes , water, broth , carrots , chickpeas, spices, sugar, lemon zest, and olives. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook covered for an hour, stirring occasionally . Cook for an additional 30-60 minutes if meat is still tough. Add more water while cooking if stew is too thick. Add cilantro and lemon juice just before serving.
October 2013

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