Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Kale and Beef Stew



1 large white onion, chopped

1 cup chopped celery

1 cup chopped carrots

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 large sweet potatoes chopped

2 pounds stewing beef

1 tbsp dried thyme, or 2 stalks fresh

2 bay leaves

1/21 tsp sea salt, (to taste)

black pepper, to taste

4 cups beef, or chicken broth

2 tbsp arrowroot powder, or 1 tbsp coconut flour (optional, to thicken)

1/2 bunch kale, roughly chopped


  1. Place onion, celery, carrots, sweet potato, garlic, beef and seasonings in bottom of slow cooker. Cover with broth. Simmer on low 6-7 hours.
  2. After 6-7 hours, remove 1 cup liquid and whisk with arrowroot until dissolved. Return to slow cooker and stir in. Stir in chopped kale. Cook, uncovered, for another hour to thicken before serving.