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Wednesday 25 February 2015

Slow Cooker - Simple Beef and Portobello Stew Recipe

Many I know like to use a slow cooker - so if you have one, you may like to try this recipe.
" Simple Beef & Portobello Stew.  Know how to make it even simpler?  Use a slow cooker.  This tomato based stew uses grass-fed beef and portobello mushrooms for a heartiness that will stick to your ribs.  The slow cooker makes it all happen without any fuss.  Family is happy…boom goes the dynamite.
Simple Beef & Portobello Stew
(serves 4-6)
1 pound grass fed beef stew meat, cut into chunks
1/2 teaspoon onion powder to season beef
1 yellow onion, loosely chopped
3 stalks celery, loosely chopped
1/2 cup loosely chopped carrots
8 ounces portobello mushroom caps, loosely chopped (about 3-4 portobello caps)
1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
3 ounces tomato paste (1/2 can)
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper, plus more for seasoning
Season beef with onion powder.  Brown on high heat in a sauté pan, searing each side of the beef chunks, about 3-4 minutes total.  Pour beef into slow cooker, add in all remaining ingredients.  Cook on low 8-10 hours or high 4-5 hours until stew is ready, season with additional salt and pepper to taste. "
This lovely recipe idea comes from Anna here
All the best Jan


Anonymous said...

Thanks for another good recipe idea.


Lowcarb team member said...

Hi Annie - many thanks for your comment. I love sharing recipe ideas, and there are some lovely ones around.

All the best Jan