Braised Beef Chuck and Fall Veggies

Ingredients:

2 lbs. beef chuck

1 lb. butternut squash – cubed 

1 lb. pumpkin – cubed

1 lb. carrots or parsnips – cubed

1 large Vidalia onion

3 tbsps. of black bean garlic sauce (easily found in the International food aisle)

1/2 package of Jovian Pantry® V Spice Seasoning

4 tbsps. of garlic powder or 4 large cloves chopped

1 cup of water or good beef broth

  1. Rinse the beef chuck in cold water, trim off excess fat and cut into 2-inch pieces. Rub with the V Spice Seasoning, garlic, and black bean garlic sauce.
  2. Chop the onion and mix in with the beef. You can do this the night before and let it marinate for a deeper flavor.
  3. Put the ingredients in a slow cooker, ensuring to mix them together well. Pour liquid over everything and set the slow cooker to low. Cook for 4 or more hours.

Enjoy this with rice or a good crusty bread.