Recipe: Beef Stew with Sweet Potatoes

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Substituting in sweet potatoes for white potatoes boosts nutrition content, and this stew also has more veggies than many beef stew recipes. This stew has a great nutrient profile for a post-workout meal.

Beef Stew with Sweet potatoes

Serves 6



  • 2 pounds lean beef cubes 
  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 oz (350 grams) peeled yam, 1-inch cubes
  • 1½ cups beef broth
  • 6 carrots, peeled, 1-inch chunks
  • 14 ounces frozen pearl onions
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, quartered
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas
How to:
  1. Combine all ingredients except peas in the crock of a slow cooker and stir. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours. Stir in the peas when stew is done (the hot stew will cook them). 


Serving information:
Per serving:
  • 321 calories
  • 6g total fat
  • 3g saturated fat
  • 30g total carbohydrate
  • 6g dietary fiber
  • 37g protein
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