Step 1: Make the Purchase
- Beef Brisket or Chuck Roast: Depending on how many mouths you are feeding or want leftovers for yourself will determine the size. I can usually make 2-3 pounds worth that will last me throughout the week if I eat it once a day.
- Once purchased, cut them into bite-sized cubes
- If using chuck roast, no need to cut into bite-sized cubes. Meat will fall off the bone onced cooked
- 2 Red or Yellow Onions (Chopped) (Organic)
- 1 Carrot Stalk (Organic)
- 1 Cup Coconut Milk (Natural Value)
- 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil (Dr. Bronner’s)
- 2 Tablespoon Thai Red Curry Paste (Thai Kitchen Paste Curry Red)
- 1 Tablespoon Coconut Aminos (Organic Raw Coconut Aminos)
- 1 Rutabaga or a handful of Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem Artichoke)
- 1 Teaspoon of Sea Salt and Black Pepper
- 1-2 Cups Bone Broth (based on how soupy you want it)
- or 2 Tablespoons Grassfed Organic Ghee or Grass Fed Kerry Gold Butter
Print the ingredient list: Beef Brisket Ingredient List
Step 2: Make the Recipe: (disclaimer: Does not look like the picture above!)
- Put bone broth, ghee, or butter in the crock pot
- Put cubed brisket in the pot
- Put chopped carrot, onions, and rutabaga in (or sunchokes)
- Sprinkle in the sea salt and pepper
- Pour in the mixture of the following:
- **In a sauce pan, melt and combine the coconut milk, oil, and aminos with the curry paste.
- Cook on LOW for 4-6 hours. Based on the size of the cubes, the quality of your crock pot, and how tender you want it.
Side Note: Beforehand, I marinate the beef cubes in sea salt, black pepper, rosemary, lemon juice, and apple cider vinegar (I don’t use exact ingredients for this. Maybe a teaspoon of each) for about 30 minutes or longer.
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