Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Soprito

~ Slow Cooker recipe~


         Is a slow cooking  Middle Eastern dish  of  Beef in water accompanied by Sweet Potatoes
Ingredients

Oil for frying
3 lb. beef roast
3 large sweet potatoes  peeled and chunked
2 Tablespoons  Bahar  seasoning mixture  * see notes below
Salt and pepper

In a large skillet heat 2-3 tablespoons of oil over a high  heat and brown the meat on all sides.

Using a slow cooker add the meat and 1 ½ cups of water,  start on high heat and once the water is boiling , turn down the low  setting and cook for  3 hours.
  After 3 hours, take  the meat out  and cut into cubes and put back into slow cooker.

Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them in to 1 ½ in. chunks.  In a large skillet  fry the sweet  potatoes till golden brown, season with salt and pepper and  2 tablespoons of  bahar mixture. And put in the slow cooker with the meat, lightly stir  and cook for another hour, till potatoes are tender, add more water if necessary.


* notes*
Bahar  Meat seasoning mixture

1 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon  allspice
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon  nutmeg
A pinch of cardamom

Mix together and place remaining mixture in a jar with  with a lid to save for further dishes, such as Kebabs.