Is it possible to have a keto stew?
I would guess no since you need a starch eg a fair quantity of onions and carrots?
Is there anyway it can be accomplished?
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There are literally keto stew recipes when you search keto stew on google.
When making keto stew:
- choose low carb vegetables
- replace potatoes with less starchy root vegetables
- use onions and garlic judiciously
- small amounts of colorful vegetables add visual appeal
- add the vegetables at the last 40-60 minutes of cook time
Also, you can add heavy cream to your stew as the thickening element.
1: It seems like garlic or onions are needed for a stew. But some south Indian curries substitute asafoetida for garlic / onions. Those curries are delicious. You could look for a curry using asafoetida.
2: I made a duck cassoulet that used unflavored gelatin as the thickener. That would be good keto.
3: When I tried keto, peppers did not make me break ketosis. You would not want to slow cook peppers with the meat but you could add them at the end.
4: Crucifers supposedly are low carb. Broccoli did not make me break keto so probably not cauliflower either. I would not cook those with the meat either. Rutabegas are crucifers but I have to think they have more carbs. They stand up to slow cooking. I did not try those during keto.