Heart Healthy Beef and Sweet Potato Stew Recipe
In a stockpot, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Season beef with salt and pepper. Add the beef to the pot and cook until browned on all sides. With a slotted spoon, remove the beef. Add the remaining tablespoon olive oil and heat until hot. Add the onion and sweet potatoes. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is softened.
Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, puree tomatoes and their juices.
Return the beef to the pot. Add the tomatoes and the broth. Bring the mixture to a boil. Add the carrots. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until the meat and vegetables are tender, about 45 minutes.
Add the chocolate and brewed coffee, stirring until well blended. Add the thyme and parsley.
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About This Healthy Recipe
When it comes to healthy stew recipes, you want to make sure that you don’t sacrifice flavor for nutrition. With this healthy beef and sweet potato stew recipe, you won’t have to! This hearty stew is not only healthy but it is accented by deep rich flavors that will keep the whole family coming back for more. The stew is made with lean beef to keep the fat content low so it is heart-healthy. It is studded with fiber-rich sweet potatoes, along with tomatoes, carrots and onions. But what really makes this healthy stew recipe stand out from the rest is the unique mix of chocolate and coffee that creates a deeply satisfying flavor profile. The stew is gluten-free, and at only 331 calories per serving it is also diet-friendly. Since kids will enjoy this family-friendly recipe as much as adults, it’s the perfect meal for a hearty weeknight meal.