Slow-Cooker Braised Beef with Carrots & Turnips
Combine salt, cinnamon, allspice, pepper and cloves in a small bowl. Rub the mixture all over beef.Advertisement
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the beef and cook until browned, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
Add onion and garlic to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add wine and tomatoes (with their juice); bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits and breaking up the tomatoes. Add the mixture to the slow cooker along with carrots and turnips.
Cover and cook on High for 4 hours or Low for 8 hours.
Remove the beef from the slow cooker and slice. Serve the beef with the sauce and vegetables, garnished with basil, if desired.
Active: 40 minutes Slow-cooker time: 4-8 hours
To make ahead: Refrigerate the browned beef (Steps 1-2) and tomato mixture (Step 3) separately for up to 1 day. Bring the tomato mixture to a boil before adding to the slow cooker.
Equipment: 5- to 6-quart slow cooker
2 vegetable, 4 1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat