Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew
Slimming Eats Recipe
Extra Easy – 0.5 syns per serving
Original – 0.5 syns per serving (replace the potato with some butternut squash)
- 800g of stewing beef
- 2 tablespoons of flour (3 syns)
- salt and black pepper
- Frylight or Pam spray
- 1 large onion
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 2 carrots, roughly choped
- 3 sticks of celery, roughly chopped
- 4 medium potatoes, roughly chopped
- 500g of swede or rutabaga, choppped
- fresh thyme
- fresh parsley
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 cups (480ml) of beef stock
- 2 cups (480ml) of vegetable stock
Place stewing beef in a ziplock bag, add the flour, a little salt and black pepper and shake the bag to coat the beef.
Spray a frying pan with some frylight or pam spray and lightly brown the beef, remove and set aside.
Add all you vegetables to the slow cooker, top with the meat, add the herbs and cover with the stock.
Set to 6 hours (high setting) or cook on the low (longer setting if you prefer).
Divide among 4 bowls and enjoy.
The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx nutritional information: