The following story by Kate Kordsmeier was originally published on Root + Revel.
Calling all quick + easy dinner lovers! This Keto Beef Stew is made in the Instant Pot (or slow cooker if you don’t have one), meaning it comes together in under 40 minutes and you’ll only have to clean one dish. High in protein, Vitamin K, B6, B12 and Zinc, it’s a nutritional powerhouse that’s so delicious, nobody will ever guess it’s healthy, too!
We’re just two weeks away from Christmas (OMG, have you done your holiday shopping yet? Our gift guide can help!) and I don’t know about you, but getting dinner on the table is a feat in itself this time of year.
Or rather, I should say it usually is . . . this December I’m actually taking a mini-sabbatical after realizing just how much I need to slow down and savor the season.
So that means lots of time with friends and family, DIY projects and decorating at our new house, tons of play time with our new puppy (have y’all met Finch yet?), and just generally moving slower, being more mindful and present and trying my damnedest to make this holiday season stress free.
Even with this sabbatical (don’t worry, I’ve got tons of recipes and helpful posts already queued up for you), I’m still looking for quick and easy dinner recipes.
Bonus points if that recipe is ultra cozy and comforting, warming and seasonal, healthy and anti-inflammatory.
And that’s exactly what this Keto beef stew is. Take a look:
Is Beef Stew Really Healthy?
Generally speaking, beef stew is already a really healthy, nourishing dinner choice, Keto or not. It’s full of seasonal veggies and when you make it with grass-fed beef and collagen-rich bone broth . . . fuhgeddaboudit!
Plus, this beef stew recipe is high in protein, Vitamin K (great for bone and blood health, critical for hormone balance), B6 (helps the body metabolize fats, improves brain health and mood, and helps you sleep better), B12 (energy and metabolism booster), and Zinc (super important for digestion, fertility, thyroid and clear skin).
It’s a nutritional powerhouse that’s so delicious, nobody will ever guess it’s healthy, too!
That being said, traditional beef stew can be a bit carb-heavy and I know so many people are trying to limit their…