Crock Pot Grass Fed Beef Stew
2 pounds grass fed beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
4 cups water (or beef or vegetable broth)
1/4 cup gluten free flower (I used millet)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 onion, chopped
4 carrots, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
6-8 baby potatoes, chopped
1 tablespoon rice bran oil
fresh parley for garnish, optional
In small bowl mix together the flour, salt, and pepper. Place meat in bowl and cover with flour mixture.
Heat oil in medium skillet over medium high heat. Add beef and saute and until done. Transfer to crock pot. Add broth. Stir in garlic, bay leaf, paprika, and thyme. Add onion, potatoes, carrots and celery. Cover and cook on Low setting for 10-12 hours or on High setting for 4-6 hours. Remove bay leaf before serving.
To serve, ladle into bowls and top with fresh parsley.