Slow Cooker Lebanese Green Beans and Beef Recipe
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Slow Cooked Lebanese Green Beans and Beef

Tender beef slowly cooks with green beans, tomatoes and cinnamon to create a delicious Middle Eastern dish served traditionally over rice pilaf.
Course Entree
Cuisine Lebanese, middle eastern
Keyword green beans and beef in slow cooker, green beans in beef, lubia
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 271kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 1 pound beef stew meat cut in cubes
  • 1 pound green beans trimmed and cut in 2 in. pieces
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 32 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • rice pilaf and plain yogurt to serve optional


  • Place beef, green beans, onion and tomatoes in slow cooker.
  • Stir in cinnamon, salt and pepper.
  • Cook on High Heat for 4 hours or Low Heat for 8 hours.
  • Serve over rice pilaf and a dollop of plain yogurt. Garnish with fresh parsley.



Excellent source of Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A and Calcium


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.7g | Protein: 30.9g | Fat: 4.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.8g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 637mg | Fiber: 5.4g