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Savor the Comfort: Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Stew

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Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Hey there, Paleo friends! Today, we’re diving into the world of comfort food with a delicious, hearty, and utterly satisfying Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Stew. This recipe brings the warmth and homeliness of a traditional beef stew but stays true to your Paleo lifestyle.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into chunks
  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (no sugar added)
  • 4 cups beef broth (preferably homemade or Paleo-friendly)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder (optional, for thickening)
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Season the beef chunks with salt and pepper. Place them in the slow cooker.
  2. Add the carrots, parsnips, onion, celery, and garlic to the beef.
  3. In a bowl, mix the diced tomatoes, beef broth, tomato paste, thyme, rosemary, and bay leaf. Pour this mixture over the beef and vegetables in the slow cooker.
  4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the beef is tender.
  5. If desired, mix arrowroot powder with a little water and stir into the stew to thicken.
  6. Remove the bay leaf, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve.

This Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Stew is not just easy to make; it’s also packed with nutrients and flavors. The slow cooking process tenderizes the beef and melds the flavors beautifully, creating a stew that’s both nourishing and satisfying.