Beef and Butternut Squash Stew

Photo Mar 25, 10 25 15 AMSince we first did the 21 Day Fix Extreme 2 months ago, my entire family (husband, 13 , 6 & 2 yr old) ALL love this meal and we have had it at least once a week for 7 weeks!

It’s not only delicious but also super simple to make

Makes 6 servings, approximately 1 1/4 cups each
Container counts: 1 Green & 1 Red per serving

1 tsp Olive Oil
1 1/2 lbs lean beef cut into cubes
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 cup low-sodium beef broth
1 bay leaf
1 tsp sea salt or Himalayan salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
2 cups cubed butternut squash
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat
2- Add beef; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until beef is brown.
3- Add onion and bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
4- Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
5- Add tomatoes, broth, bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium- low; cool, covered, for 40 minutes.
6- Add squash; cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 12 minutes, or until sauce has thickened and beef is fork-tender.
7- Remove bay leaf; serve topped with parsley.

This recipe comes from the 21 Day Fix Extreme eating plan along with many other super delicious recipes that follow along with the guidelines of 21 Day Fix Extreme which helped my husband and I lose 15 lbs combined so far! If you are looking into healthy recipes to lose weight or need a little guidance, find me on Facebook! Would love to chat.

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