Stew is some of the best kind of healthy comfort foods. Full of nutrition and flavor, it feels like a warm hug on a cold day. When striving to eat healthy in the winter months, soups and stews are a real lifesaver! From the broth to the veggies to the beef, the nutrition in this recipe just goes on and on!
Did you know that Organic, Pastured Beef can actually be very good for you? The cholesterol content has been shown to be lower than conventional beef, due to it’s CLA content, it can come with benefits for the immune system, inflammatory support, blood sugar regulation, reduced body fat and reduced risk of heart attacks. Organic, Pastured Beef can also help supply Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B6. (source)
Add delicious veggies like carrots, green beans, celery, etc, and some hearty broth and you are all set for a mouthwatering feast. Healthy meals really don’t get any more “Easy Peasy” than this!
P.P.S. Let’s stay connected! We’d love to share all of our real food recipes and tips with you through Email, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram! We always have more healthy and delicious recipes on the way 🙂
Best Ever Beef Stew
Remember to keep your ingredients organic for optimum nutrition!
- 1 onion
- 4 cloves garlic
- 8-10 carrots
- 6-8 stalks celery
- 4-6 potatoes
- 1 cup fresh or frozen green beans
- 2 quarts beef broth
- 2 cups cooked beef (cubed, shredded or ground)
- ½ cup butter
- 2 cups milk
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- 1-3 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 Tbs. minced onion
- 1 tsp. onion powder
- ¼ tsp. garlic powder
- Real Salt and black pepper to taste
Note: Making this stew in a Lodge Pan adds tons of delicious flavor! You won’t believe the difference.
Chop all veggies except green beans. Sauté onions and garlic in butter until golden brown. Add celery and continue to sauté for a few minutes. Add carrots. Sauté for another few minutes. Add all other ingredients except milk and cornstarch (for the water add enough to cover ingredients by 2-3 inches). Bring to a boil and simmer until vegetables are tender (or cook in a pressure cooker on high pressure for 10 minutes). Remove bay leaves. Whisk together milk and cornstarch. Stir into soup and heat until slightly thickened. Serve and enjoy!
Does your family enjoy beef? Tell us about it in the comments!
***Please note that there are affiliate links on this page. This means that if you follow one of the links and make a purchase we will receive a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. This helps us to continue to bring you good content. Thank you for your support! Easy Peasy Life Matters LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.***
Where we Party: