Caribbean Beef Stew in The Slow Cooker

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Paleo, Primal
Servings 6
Calories 392 kcal


  • 1.5 lb Beef stew meat (cut into chunks)
  • 3 Plantains (peeled and cut into chunks)
  • 3 c Collard greens (chopped)
  • 3 c Water
  • 3 tbsp Smoked paprika
  • 3 tbsp Garlic powder
  • Salt ( to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Allspice
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper (or more to taste)


  1. Peel and cut plantains into chunks. Place into the slow cooker.
  2. If not diced already, chop stew meat into 1 inch chunks and add to the slow cooker.
  3. Add seasonings to slow cooker and stir well so that both plantains and beef are evenly coated.
  4. Toss in collard greens and water. Mix well.
  5. Turn slow cooker on low and cook for eight hours.
  6. Once the cooking is complete, you can shred the beef or keep in chunks as is.

Recipe Notes

Freezes well

Nutrition Facts
Caribbean Beef Stew in The Slow Cooker
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 490mg 20%
Potassium 397mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 13%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2%
Iron 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.