Crockpot Beef Stew

  • Serving Size4


    • 1 lb grass-fed beef stew meat
    • 1 c of beef or chicken stock
    • 1/2 T apple cider vinegar
    • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
    • 1 stalk of celery, roughly chopped
    • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
    • 2-4 small sweet potatoes, cubed 
    • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced 
    • 1/2 T of paprika
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1/4 tsp of salt
    • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
    • 1/2 tsp each dried rosemary, basil, and oregano
    • 1/8 c arrowroot powder (if you want to thicken your stew)


    For Stew Cooking:


    Place meat into crock pot.


    Add liquids then all other ingredients except for arrowroot powder on top.


    Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.

    Directions to thicken:


    Just before you’re ready to eat, use a ladle to spoon out most of the liquid into a small saucepan.


    Bring to a boil.


    Stir a small amount of the liquid into a small bowl and sprinkle in the arrowroot powder, whisking as you add it. Make sure there are no lumps.


    Slowly pour the arrowroot mixture into the boiling liquid in the pot and remove from heat as you whisk continuously.


    Do not reheat as this will break the bonds of the thickener.


    If it’s not thick enough, use water and some more arrowroot powder in your small bowl, whisk to mix, then slowly add into the gravy.

    Recipe adapted from: momssrecipe.blogspot

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