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**Slow Cooker Beef Sweet Potatoes and Apple

Slow Cooker Beef, Sweet Potatoes and Apples

  • Cooking Time:

    7–8 hours
  • Servings:



2 lb. beef chuck, bone­less shoul­der roast
40 oz. sweet pota­toes, canned and drained
2 onions, small, sliced
2 apples, cored, sliced
1/2 c. beef broth
2 gar­lic cloves, minced
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dried thyme
3/4 tsp. black pep­per, divid­ed
1 T. corn­starch
1/4 tsp. cin­na­mon
2 T. cold water
4 oz. Mush­rooms (Option­al) (Fresh sliced or canned)


  1. Beef trimmed of fat and cut into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Put beef, sweet pota­toes, onions, apples, beef broth, gar­lic, salt, 1/2 tsp. thyme, 1/2 tsp. pep­per (option­al) mush­rooms in slow cook­er.
  3. Cov­er. Cook on Low for 7–8 hrs.
  4. Trans­fer beef, sweet pota­toes, and apples to plat­ter, keep warm.
  5. Let liq­uid stand 5 min­utes. Skim off fat.
  6. In a bowl, com­bine corn­starch, remain­ing 1/2 tsp. thyme, 1/4 tsp. pep­per, cin­na­mon, and water, stir into liq­uid in slow cook­er.
  7. Cook liq­uid an addi­tion­al 15 min­utes or until thick­ened. Serve sauce with beef, pota­toes, and apples.

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Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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Can fresh sweet pota­toes be used if more broth or liq­uid is added. My slow cook­er cooks quite hot and am afraid the canned ones will just be mush. Are the canned ones sweet­ened?

Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of Get­Crocked, the #1 resource for slow cook­ing with over 1.5 mil­lion online fol­low­ers. She inno­vates recipes dai­ly with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cook­er.

She innovates recipes daily…

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a week­ly “Mom Mon­day” seg­ment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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