EASY Low Carb Beef Stew Recipe
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb beef, cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 carrots, small, cut into slices
  • 3 parsnips, small, cut into slices
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • Xantham gum (optional)
  • as desired salt and pepper
  1. In the slow cooker bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  2. Cook on low for 6 – 7 hours or high for 4 – 5 , or until the meat is very tender and falls apart.
  3. Optional step – leave the stew as is, or if you want to thicken it, use a small amount of xanthan gum
  4. mixed with water (much like cornstarch and water), to thicken the gravy. This step is optional and does
  5. not contribute to the taste of the stew.
  6. Taste the gravy for final seasoning adjustments. Remove the bay leaf before serving.
  7. Serve this on mashed or riced cauliflower.
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Sober Julie at https://www.soberjulie.com/2018/05/easy-crockpot-low-carb-beef-stew-recipe/