Saturday, October 5, 2013

Slow Cooker Moroccan Brisket with Red Onions and Apricot Couscous Recipe

Photo: Slow Cooker Moroccan Brisket with 

Red Onions and Apricot Couscous Recipe

Cuisine :African
Recipe type: Main dish 
Technique : Slow Cooker , Slow Cooker
Total Time: 3 hr 20 min | Prep 20 min | Cook 3 hr 0 min
Yield: 4 servings   
Level: Easy 

Source: Recipe courtesy Robin Miller
Show: Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller Episode: International Slow Cooker 


1 large red onion, sliced into thin wedges
2 parsnips, chopped
2 pound boneless beef brisket
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Pinch nutmeg
1 cup whole dried apricots
1 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup couscous
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Arrange onion wedges and parsnips in bottom of slow cooker. Season beef all over with salt and black pepper. In a small bowl, combine coriander, cumin, cinnamon, garlic powder, and nutmeg. Rub spice mixture all over beef. Arrange beef over onions and parsnips in slow cooker. Arrange apricots around beef.

In a small bowl, whisk together wine, broth and honey. Pour mixture over beef and vegetables. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.

Cook couscous according to package directions. Serve beef, vegetables and apricots over couscous. Pour over extra sauce from slow cooker and top with cilantro.  

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