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How to Cook Filipino Beef Afritada in a Crock Pot

By shobee@the skinnypot
5 from 1 vote


  • 1 lb Boneless Beef for Stew cut into small bit pieces
  • 5 inches long carrots cut into small cubes
  • 2 medium sized potatoes cut into small sized cubes
  • 1 can 8 oz Hunt's Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 of Large red Bell Pepper cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 can 14.5 oz Low Fat and Low Sodium Chicken Broth or beef broth
  • 4 pieces small Hot Dogs preferably Purefoods Brand but the Red Colored ones in your groceries will do
  • 1 tsp brown sugar to taste and salt


  • Put the beef on the bottom of the crock pot. Add in potatoes, carrots and bell pepper and hot dog. Pour in the beef broth and Crock pot on high for 4 hours and 6 hours on Low Overnight. When ready, add in the tomatoe sauce and mix. Continue cooking for 10-15 minutes and add frozen green peas. Turn off crock pot . Let it sit for few more minutes and serve.