Slow Cooker Mediterranean Beef with Artichokes

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Beef with Artichokes

Soups, Stews and Chili Stews Beef

A nice warm dish served over pasta.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 416
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 7h 28m


  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 2 pounds stewing beef
  • 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and halved
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped or more to taste
  • 1 (32 fluid ounce) container beef broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup pitted and roughly chopped Kalamata olives (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 bay leaf


  • 1   Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook beef in the hot oil until browned, about 2 minutes per side.
  • 2   Transfer beef to a slow cooker. Cover with artichoke hearts, onion, and garlic. Pour in beef broth, tomato sauce, and diced tomatoes. Stir in olives, oregano, parsley, basil, cumin, bay leaf.
  • 3   Cook on Low until beef is tender, about 7 hours.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 26.2g 40%
    Saturated Fat 9.0g  
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 1453mg 58%
Potassium 745mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 14.1g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 15%
Protein 29.9g 60%
Sugars 5g  
Vitamin A 997IU  
Vitamin C 17mg  
Calcium 72mg  
Iron 5mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 8mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 39mg  
Folate 22mcg