Easy Whole30 Beef Stew

Easy Whole30 Beef Stew
A wonderful, warming beef stew seasoned with rosemary, thyme and parsley. Hearty, easy to make and is veggie-loaded with potatoes, celery, onion and carrots. Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free.


  • 1 1/2 pound beef (stew meat)
  • 4 potatoes (large, cut into cubes)
  • 2 carrots (large, sliced)
  • 3 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cook time:
2 hours
Total time:
2 hours, 15 minutes
Yield: 6 Servings | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 2 hours | Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes


1. Cut beef into 1 inch cubes.
Beef Stew photo instruction 1
2. In a large saute pan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat, quickly sear beef on all sides (do not overcrowd), season with salt and pepper. Add 1 1/2 cups of water, stir in rosemary, thyme and parsley. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Beef Stew photo instruction 2
3. Stir in the vegetables (chopped celery, carrots, onion and potatoes), and add the rest of the water. Dissolve arrowroot starch in small amount of cold water and add to the stew.
Beef Stew photo instruction 3
4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and continue to simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 30-40 minutes.
Beef Stew photo instruction 4

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The beef was so flavorful and tender! It was even better the next day after letting the flavors meld overnight. My only regret is that I wish I’d made more!

That's awesome that you liked it! Make sure to make more next time ;) - Alena

This is really tasty!

I've made this a few times and it's always a big hit. Great stew recipe!

I'm glad it's your favorite! Thanks for sharing! - Alena

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