Beef and Brussels Sprouts Stew

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 cups Brussels sprouts halved lengthwise
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 cups low sodium beef broth or use homemade
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons chopped basil


  • Melt the coconut oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Add Brussels sprouts; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Add beef, onion and garlic; cook for 10 minutes or until beef is browned.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients (broth through basil); cook for 15 minutes or until beef is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Faux-Tay-Toes (steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with ghee, salt and pepper to taste till you get a mashed potatoes texture). Add steamed green beans.
NUTRITION: 414 Calories; 27g Fat; 28g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 85mg Cholesterol; 135mg Sodium. Exchanges: ½ Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 ½ Vegetable; 3 ½ Fat.
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