Slow Cooker Butternut Squash & Sage Beef Stew


Slow Cooker Butternut Squash & Sage Beef Stew

Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 8 hours Total time: 8 hours 20 mins
Serves: 5-6
½ pound bacon, diced
2 pounds beef stew meat
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
8-10 sage leaves, minced
½ yellow onion, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup button mushrooms
2 cups diced butternut squash
1 bundle of poultry herbs (rosemary, thyme, and sage), wrapped in twine for easy removal later
a pinch of salt
32 ounces of Pacific Foods Turkey Bone Broth
½ cup red wine

1. Place a large saute pan over medium heat and bacon to cook until crispy. Remove and set aside. To the hot
pan with bacon grease, add the beef stew meat and sprinkle with garlic powder and salt. Brown on all sides,
about 8 minutes or so, remove and set aside. Add sage, onion and garlic and let the onions sweat for about 5
minutes, until translucent.
2. Add the bacon, stew meat, and onion mixture to a crockpot along with all the other ingredients and mix to
combine. Cover and cook for 8 hours on low. Remove herb bundle before serving!

Recipe by PaleOMG 

author: John Burroughs