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Beef and Sweet Potato Stew

  • Author: Created by my mom!
  • Yield: 6-8 1x


  • coconut oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 3 to 4 lbs of stew beef
  • 4 celery stalks diced
  • 3 large carrots sliced and cut up into 1 1/2” strips
  • 4 cups of low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 large green pepper diced
  • 1 large red pepper diced
  • 2 small zucchini cubed
  • 3 or 4 sweet potatoes peeled and cubed into bite size pieces
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, sauté diced onion and celery in 2 teaspoons of coconut oil for 3 to 5 minutes. Then add veggies to crockpot.
  2. In the same skillet, brown stew beef in some additional coconut oil for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add browned beef, carrots, and vegetable broth to crock pot, season with about 1/2 a tsp of salt and pepper and set on low for 8 hours.
  4. After 6 hours of cooking, sauté peppers, zucchini and sweet potatoes in a large skillet and a teaspoon of coconut oil until lightly browned (about 5 minutes).
  5. Add these vegetables to the crockpot, season more if desired, and cook for the remainder of time.