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Healthy Beef Stew With Green Beans
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Healthy Beef Stew With Green Beans - Carb-Free, Gluten-Free, Whole 30

Difficulty: Medium
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs
Keyword: Dinner, Keto, Paleo
Servings: 6
Calories: 1324kcal


  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 kg / 4,6 lb lean beef for stew cut into cubes
  • 1.5 kg / 3.4 lb green beans either flat green or thin ones
  • 1 large onion minced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 large ripe tomato grated (about 150 grams)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 60 ml olive oil
  • a handful of fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • salt & pepper


  • Heat the 6 tablespoons of olive oil in a cooking pot over high heat.
  • Brown the meat on each side. Adding no more then 5-6 pieces at a time into the pot.
  • Once you seared and browned all of the meat, set aside in a large bowl. Add the onion and garlic and a splash of olive oil if needed. Reduce heat to medium and cook until softened.
  • Pour in a cup of water, the tomato paste, and grated tomato. Stir with a flat wooden spoon and scrape the bottom of the pot.
  • Add meat back to the pot and cover with water.
  • Simmer for about 1 hour or until meat feels slightly tender when you prick it.
  • Season with salt and pepper and add the bay leaves.
  • Add the green beans and parsley and cook for another hour or so. Until beans are cooked and sauce has reduced by half.


Calories: 1324kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 100g | Fat: 92g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 47g | Cholesterol: 310mg | Sodium: 1298mg | Potassium: 1495mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g