Espresso-Braised Beef

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Cook:
8 hrs to 9 hrs (low) or 4-4.5 hours (high)
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Espresso-Braised Beef

Ingredients
1
large onion, cut into wedges
3
medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium turnip, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2
pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 1-inch pieces
2/3
cup dry red wine
2
tablespoons tomato paste
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder
1
teaspoon brown sugar
1
teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1
24 ounce package refrigerated mashed sweet potatoes, prepared according to package directions
 
Salt and coarsely ground black pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine onion, carrots, and turnips. Top with beef. In a medium bowl, whisk together wine, tomato paste, espresso coffee powder, brown sugar, thyme, salt, and pepper. Pour over all in cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4-1/2 hours. Serve beef mixture over mashed sweet potatoes. If desired, season with additional salt and coarsely ground black pepper. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Espresso-Braised Beef)
    Per serving:
  • 308 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 66 mg chol.,
  • 448 mg sodium,
  • 26 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 14 g sugar,
  • 26 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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