This healthy Caribbean pepperpot stew is a great recipe for the slow cooker which can be easily put in before you go out for the day. Whilst some people prefer to sear the meat first it isn’t essential. If you love Caribbean food I am sure you will love it.

If you follow Slimming World, Weight Watchers (WW), Noom or any other weight loss plan you can usually count this meal easily within your allowances.

Caribbean pepperpot stew slow cooker tips

This healthy Caribbean pepperpot stew slow cooker recipe is easy to prepare in a few minutes for a tasty meal later in the day.

Before you start to think about recipes with your slow cooker here are a few tips which may help. If you find your meal is a bit watery take the lid off the slow cooker and turn it up high for half an hour this can help evaporate some of the water.

Using Slow cooker liners can save washing up if you are making something that often sticks.

Remember that nothing evaporates so you may need less liquid than in other recipes eg on the hob.

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Making a vegetarian Caribbean pepperpot stew

This meal can easily be made vegetarian by using Hendersons relish instead of Worcestershire sauce and a substitute for the beef. Instead of beef using young jackfruit would work well or alternatively a Quorn beef style product. If using Quorn it will need less time in the slow cooker to cook thoroughly so do keep an eye on that.

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An easy way to make a meal vegetarian is to swap the meat for a vegetarian alternative such as Quorn. Other possible swaps are for jackfruit, lentils, chickpeas, mixed beans or just extra vegetables.

I have been a vegetarian since I was 10 years old and enjoy a huge variety of food so whatever you do, don’t let being vegetarian mean you need to eat a boring diet.

Caribbean pepperpot stew with rice and c mini corn on the cob

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Caribbean pepperpot stew with rice and c mini corn on the cob

Caribbean Pepperpot stew

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 6-8 hours
  • Total Time: 9 minute
  • Yield: 6 Portions 1x
  • Category: Main meals
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Caribbean
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

This tasty Caribbean recipe is perfect for all the family. Whilst it has some spices it could be enjoyed by many children too. Ideal with boiled rice and extra vegetables.


Ingredients

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800g Diced lean beef

6 Red peppers, deseeded and cut into bite size chunks

2 sweet potatoes, roughly diced

400g Green beans trimmed but left whole

4 Garlic cloves, crushed

4 tbsp Jerk seasoning

2 tbsp Red wine vinegar

1 tsp Granulated sweetener

700g Passata

400ml Beef stock

400ml Worcestershire Sauce


Instructions

Put all ingredients in the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.



Keywords: slow cooker, beef, Caribbean stew, pepperpot stew, slow cooker recipe

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  1. The Caribbean flavourings and the melt in the mouth beef were sublime. Hubby has begged for this again!