Yes! This homestyle beef stew is made with clean ingredients. No added sugars or preservatives. It also consists of lower carb veggies than the traditional white potato. Making this a low carb beef stew perfect for any diet. Fitting into many dietary restrictions as well.
Ingredients you will need for this low carb beef stew.
Stew Beef Garlic Powder Yellow Onion Tomato Paste Baby Carrots Parsnip Celery Dried Thyme Bay Leaves Dried Parsley Apple Cider Vinegar Salt Black Pepper Broth of preference
What kind of broth should I use?
This recipe is great with beef broth, chicken broth or vegetable broth. You can even use water in a pinch and still get good flavor in your dish.
I choose my broth depending on what is available in my kitchen at the time. Making my own bone broth or vegetable broth has completely changed my view on broth. You can easily make broth at home using your cooking leftovers.
The beef will cook on low all day long giving it a super tender texture. Its melt in your mouth delicious! You do not have to pre cook the beef at all. Just throw it into the slow cooker and enjoy dinner when it’s ready.
How to make this low carb one pot beef stew in the crock pot?
Just throw everything into a crock pot or slow cooker and let it cook for you. No mess, no fuss and a delicious home-cooked dinner! This crockpot beef stew is so easy!
What kind of meat can I use?
Stew beef, chuck beef (cut into 1-inch cubes), or round beef. This is a quick recipe using beef stew meat if your in a hurry.
What to serve with this low carb beef stew recipe?
If your diet calls for low carbs you can serve this with a simple side salad, ceaser salad, or grilled veggies. You could also serve over a bed of cauliflower rice.
If you do not need to follow a low carb beef stew diet then try serving with a fun side or rice, baguette or artisan bread.
How to store this low carb beef stew?
After cooking store in fridge in an airtight container for 3-5 days.
Do I need a slow cooker for this recipe?
You can use a slow cooker or crock pot for this recipe. It is designed to be fast and an easy beef stew recipe so you do not have to take the time to cook all night.
Can I use an instant pot instead?
Of course! If you are tight on time or a last minute cook then throw everything in the instant post and adjust cook time. For slow cooker to instant pot conversion times click here to get a simple instant pot cheat sheet. You will never have to guess or research an instant pot cook time again!
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No problem! Just throw the freezer meal in your slow cooker and you’re all set. If it doesn’t fit thaw it for a few minutes in warm water. (You may need to add an extra 30 minutes cook time if completely frozen when cooking).
What can I substitute for potatoes in stew?
celery root turnips cauliflower rutabaga
How do you make one pot beef stew from scratch?
Follow the recipe instructions for an easy beef stew recipe. No browning of the meat required. Just dump all ingredients together in a slow cooker or crock pot and let dinner cook for you.
How many calories are in homemade beef stew?
A serving size assumes 1 1/2 cup of beef stew at 278 kcal per serving.
Can I use this recipe in my instant pot?
Absolutely. You may have to play around with cook times. If you’re interested in an instant pot cheat sheet for cook times click here!
How do I thicken my beef stew?
Is the beef stew needs thickening you can add a slurry (1-2 tbsp cornstarch plsu 1-2 tbsp water mixed) and let your beef stew cook an additional 30 minutes on low.
Is beef stew good for a diet?
This beef stew recipe can go great in a diet as long as it fits within your daily requirements. This recipe is a clean and healthy dinner giving you comfort food vibes.
What can I use instead of potatoes and rice?
This is a low carb beef stew so it does not include potatoes and rice like a traditional beef stew.