German Beef Stew

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 large leek chopped
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped okra
  • 4 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 4 cups tomato juice
  • 3 cups low sodium beef broth or use bone broth
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced thyme
  • 1 1/2 pounds browned ground beef
  • 2 cups sauerkraut drained
  • 2 medium avocado peeled, pitted and sliced


  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat the ghee. To the ghee, add the leek and celery and cook for 5 minutes. To the celery mixture, add the next 9 ingredients (okra through thyme) and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until vegetables are tender-crisp.
  • To the soup, add the beef and stir. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until heated through. Fold in sauerkraut and top with avocado to serve.


Serving Suggestion: Curried Green Beans (1 pound green beans, trimmed, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1 garlic clove, minced, 1 teaspoon grated ginger, 1 tablespoon curry powder, Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste, 1 tablespoon slivered almonds:
Directions- Steam green beans till tender-crisp; drain and set aside to cool.) & Cauli rice.
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