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This Paleo slow cooker beef stew is easy to make and delicious. The secret ingredient is pumpkin. Come see how I make it!

Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This Paleo slow cooker beef stew is so easy to make and tastes delicious. The secret ingredient is pumpkin.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs stew meat
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Worchesterchire sauce omit if strict Paleo
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 1 parsnip chopped
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 1 turnip cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups green beans
  • 8 oz package of small portobello mushrooms sliced
  • 15 oz can pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Add you meat, pepper, salt (1/4 t), garlic, thyme and worchestershire sauce to the slow cooker and mix well.
  2. Top meat with onions, carrots, turnips, parsnips, mushrooms and beans.
  3. In a bowl mix the beef stock, pumpkin, salt and garlic powder and then pour over vegetables.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Set slow cooker to slow setting (mine took 6 hours) until everything is tender.
  6. Serve as is, with crusty bread, over noodles or over rice.
  7. Enjoy!