Cubes of beef chuck are perfect for stews and crock pot meals in general. Leeks, parsnips, and pearl onions compliment the meat well, and coconut milk adds some nice fat and creaminess. Chop everything up and cook on low for 8-12 hours, and enjoy a warm, comforting, hearty meal at the end of the day.
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Oh slow cooker, how I’ve neglected you! I forgot how easy the crock pot makes my life on gym days. Nothing says happiness like coming home after a WOD a not having to make dinner. I took some spice cues from Thai Cuisine; using basil (But not Thai basil, since I couldn’t find it when I went ingredient shopping.) ginger, and lemongrass. Coconut milk added a rich creaminess, and everything really brought out the flavors in the yams.
- 2 lbs Grass Fed Beef Stew Meat
- 2 Cans Light Coconut Milk
- 2 stalks (3-4 inches each) Lemongrass, Chopped
- 1 2-3 Inch peice of ginger, peeled and chopped
- 1 tsp Cayenne
- 2 Yams
- 1 Large Carrot
- 1 Vidalia Onion
- 5-7 Basil Leaves
- Salt, Pepper, Paprika
- 2 tbsp Coconut Aminos
- 2 Stalks Celery
To prepare, chop the yams, carrots, onions, and celery. Add the ingredients to the crock pot, and then add the beef and remaining ingredients. Cook on low for 8-10 Hours.