Moroccan Beef Stew | Lagos Groceries

Serve over mashed potatoes or rice!

Makes: 4-6 servings.


  • 1 3-5 lbs. beef roast
  • 1 tablespoon butter or ghee
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10-20 pearl onions
  • 2/3 teaspoon garlic, minced or grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger, minced or grated
  • 2/3 teaspoon turmeric, minced or grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili pepper
  • 1/3 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup sliced okra
  • 1 cup chunked sweet potato
  • 4-6 cups beef stock


In the bottom of the crock pot turn the low melt butter into oil and swirl around applying a thin layer to the bowl.

Add in onions, garlic, ginger, and turmeric pushing back and forth and around 30 sec. – 1 minute seasoning the bowl.

Sprinkle over them salt and pepper, cumin, chili pepper, smoked paprika, cloves, saffron threads, cinnamon and sauté until very fragrant (approx. 30- 45 seconds).

Add vegetables and brown 45 seconds to 1 minute, coating well in seasoning.

Add in beef and brown for 3-5 minutes.

Pour in stock and cook on high for 6-7 hours.

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