Moroccan slow cooked beef for just £1.25 per serving? So good!

Moroccan slow cooked beef
Moroccan slow cooked beef

This morroccan slow cooked beef was super simple but tasted like a lot of effort had gone into it. You pop all your ingredients into your slow cooker or your oven on a low heat over a couple of hours, then prepare your couscous about 20 minutes before serving.

I picked up a twin pack steak pack for £2.49, so the meal was full of meat as i used them both. ( 2 happy boys !!!)

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You will need…..

Diced beef
Several peppers diced
1 tin of tomatoes
1 tin of chickpeas ( washed in a sieve)
2 plums diced
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp tumeric
1tsp cumin
1tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
1/2 finger width of harissa paste
2 garlic cloves chopped

3 cups of cous cous
1tsp salt
Handful of fresh mint chopped finely ( or 3 tsp dried mint)
1 lemon
1 chicken stock cube

1 tomato diced
Chilli flakes to garnish

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Harissa paste is a chilli infused paste that can be quiet hot, all supermarkets stock this and it lasts for a long time, i paid around £1.50  for this in a deli. A little bit added to some mayonnaise, then put with some chicken in some crusty bread is a nice treat !!!

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As i say, this is simple. Pop everything in your oven proof dish with a lid or into your slow cooker, put it under a low heat and forget about it for several hours. Stir it after an hour or two if you like or stir it when its cooked, its your call.

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Pop the cous cous, lemon, stock cube and mint into a bowl or pan and cover with boiling water ( about 3 cm above the cous cous), give it a really good stir, cover and leave to expand.

After 10 minutes, give it a stir and see if you need any more water. It should have a fluffy, soft consistency. If it is still crunchy, replaced the lid and the steam will do its magic.

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Ok, so your ready to rock and roll…..
Pop the couscous on a plates and pour the beef and sauce around it, garnish with chilli flakes and top the couscous with a diced tomato.

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But most importantly enjoy this delicious Moroccan slow cooked beef.

Here’s another delicious beef dish.