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This healthy version of beef stew is just as hearty and delicious as the traditional version.

Beef Stew

This stew is a healthier option, but just as delicious and hearty as the traditional favorite.
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 lb grass-fed beef round or stew meat chopped into 1" cubes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 stalks celery sliced
  • 1 lb mushrooms
  • 3 cups filtered water
  • 3 cups organic beef broth
  • 1/2 cup parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 1 bay leaf

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large stockpot to medium high heat.
  • While heating, sprinkle beef with salt and pepper.
  • Add oil and sauté beef, stirring frequently, for 7-9 minutes until browned.
  • Remove beef pieces from pot.
  • Add onions, garlic, bay leaves, and thyme to pot and sauté until translucent or simply put them into a crock- pot with the juices from the browning pot.
  • Stir in tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Add celery, and mushrooms. Stir to coat and sauté a few more minutes.
  • Add browned beef, water, and stock.
  • Reduce to low and simmer covered for several hours, until beef is tender. Serve sprinkled with parsley.