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5 from 1 vote
This keto beef stew recipe is an adaptation of a Caribbean pepper pot stew, with aromatic spices and a rich coconut-infused broth.
This is a great option for batch cooking as portions can be divided and frozen for future meals. Perfect served with a portion of cauliflower rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Caribbean
Keyword: beef, Caribbean, Stew
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 454kcal


  • 500 g beef shin diced
  • 400 g cauliflower rice
  • 120 g baby spinach
  • 600 ml beef stock
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme
  • 300 ml coconut milk
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic thinly sliced
  • 2.5 cm fresh ginger grated
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ red chilli pepper finely sliced
  • salt and pepper to season


  • Heat a tablespoon of coconut oil in a large pan or casserole dish over a medium heat.
  • Add the diced beef and cook until browned all over. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add the onion, garlic, ginger and chili to the pan and cook gently, sweating until tender.
  • Add the tomato purée, allspice, paprika, cayenne pepper, cinnamon and thyme. Stir together well to combine and cook gently for a minute until fragrant.
  • Add the beef stock and bring to a boil, stirring well.
  • Return the beef and reduce to a gentle simmer for 30 minutes, uncovered.
  • After 30 minutes, add 1 cup of coconut milk to the pan and stir well. Continue to simmer for a further 20 minutes until you have a thickened sauce.
  • Just before the stew finishes cooking, melt the remaining coconut oil in a large pan over a low/medium heat.
  • Add the cauliflower rice and season to taste. Cook the rice for 2-3 minutes until hot through.
  • Add the remaining coconut milk and simmer until the liquid has reduced.
  • Before serving, add the spinach to the stew and stir through until just wilted.
  • Serve the stew with a portion of rice.


Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 28g | Fiber: 4g

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