2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 lb beef stew meat
2 large onions, diced
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 tsp. chili flakes
1 can low-sodium tomatoes, diced
1 can low-sodium tomato puree
2 cups low-sodium beef broth
1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 heat a large soup pot to medium heat and add olive oil.
Add meat and brown on all sides. Don’t overcrowd the bottom of hte pot, cook in batches if necessary .
2 Remove beef and add onions, stirring until light golden brown. Add garlic, cumin, and chili flakes and cook for two minutes, stirring frequently . Add tomatoes and tomato puree then add meat back in.
3 Add broth and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes. If stew is too thick, add broth.
4 Add sweet potatoe and cook for another 20 minutes or until beef is tender. Season with salt and pepper if desired.