This slow-cooker main dish recipe is full of warming spices, hearty beef, and vegetables. Start it in the morning before work and arrive home to a delicious entree the whole family will enjoy. Make it a meal--serve it alongside Polenta with Olive-Raisin Compote (see associated recipe).

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
4 hrs 15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place carrots and onion in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Combine tomatoes, coriander, cardamom, ginger, turmeric, salt, ground pepper, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Place beef over the vegetables in the slow cooker. Pour the tomato mixture over. Top with Brussels sprouts.

  • Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or on High for 4 to 5 hours. Remove the vegetables and beef from the cooker. Cut the beef into serving size pieces and serve with the vegetables, dividing among six serving plates. If desired, drizzle with some of the cooking juices.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; protein 35g 70% DV; carbohydrates 12.6g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugars 6.3g; fat 8g 12% DV; saturated fat 3.1g 16% DV; cholesterol 75.9mg 25% DV; vitamin a iu 5524.4IU 111% DV; vitamin c 35.7mg 60% DV; folate 35mcg 9% DV; calcium 61mg 6% DV; iron 4.5mg 25% DV; magnesium 51.7mg 19% DV; potassium 922.6mg 26% DV; sodium 242.1mg 10% DV.