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This nourishing beef stew is full of health boosting ingredients. It's easy in the Instant Pot or slow cooker to make this tasty, hearty, Paleo stew.

Nourishing Beef Stew

This nourishing beef stew is full of health boosting ingredients. It's easy in the Instant Pot or slow cooker to make this tasty, hearty, Paleo stew.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, healthy, instant pot, stew
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 210 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon of oil
  • 1 lb beef cut in cubes grass fed if possible
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups beef broth (bone broth if possible)
  • 15.5 oz diced tomatoes (1 can)
  • 4 cups vegetables chopped (I used carrots, turnips, parsnips, mushrooms, zucchini, cauliflower)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Push the saute button on the Intant Pot.
  2. Add the oil then the meat, salt, pepper and cinnamon.
  3. Brown the meat for a minute or two and then add the onions.
  4. When meat is brown, add stock and tomatoes.
  5. Put the lid on the pot and lock into place. Make sure the vent is on closed.
  6. Push the manual button for 15 minutes.
  7. When the timer goes off, do a quick release by turning it to vent.
  8. Open the pot and add the pumpkin, tomato paste, salt, Italian seasoning, garlic, cayenne and garlic powder.
  9. Mix well, then add the vegetables and mix again.
  10. Place lid on pot and push vent to closed.
  11. Press manual button for 20 minutes.
  12. When time goes off use the quick release or do a natural release if you are not ready to eat.
  13. Serve as is or over rice.