Sweet Potato Beef Stew

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound beef stew meat cubed
  • 5 cups low sodium beef broth or use homemade
  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups peeled and chopped sweet potato
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped


  • Melt the coconut oil in a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid over medium heat.
  • Add onion and garlic; cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until onion is translucent and garlic is fragrant. Add beef and cook for 10 minutes or until browned.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients (broth through thyme). Reduce heat to low then cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until beef and vegetables are fork-tender. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccoli florets and Faux-Tay-Toes (steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with ghee, salt and pepper till you get a mashed potatoes texture).
NUTRITION: 384 Calories; 14g Fat (32.2% calories from fat); 40g Protein; 25g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 62mg Cholesterol; 157mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.
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