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Mexican Beef Stew


  • 2 lbs. stew beef
  • 1/2 c. chopped onions
  • 1/3 c. chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 c. chopped celery
  • 1 lb. cabbage, cut into wedges
  • 4 potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 can cut up tomatoes
  • 1 T. minced garlic
  • 1-2 c. beef broth
  • 2 T. tomato paste
  • 1/4 c. chili powder
  • 1/4 c. raisins
  • 1/2 t. ground red pepper
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/8 t. ground cloves
  • optional: 1 t. arrowroot powder to thicken sauce


Place all ingredients in crock pot (except optional arrowroot powder). Cook on low for 8-10 hours. If you desire to thicken the sauce, mix the arrowroot in 2T. cold water. Add it to the crock pot, stir, cover and cook a few minutes longer until thickened.

If you end up trying this recipe, please post your comment below how you liked it and/or any suggestions for improvements or variations!

 Check out my other crockpot beef stew recipes:

Chinese Beef Stew

Mediterrenean Beef Stew

Hungarian Beef Stew

Italian Beef Stew

Beef Stew with Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Traditional Beef Stew
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