This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World (SP) and Weight Watchers friendly
Slimming Eats Recipe
Extra Easy – syn free per serving
Original – syn free per serving using mashed swede (rutabaga), squash, celeriac or cauliflower and omit beans
SP friendly – syn free per serving using mashed swede (rutabaga), squash, celeriac or cauliflower
- 500g of lean stewing beef
- 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
- 2 stick of celery, finely chopped
- 3 large carrots, cut in half lengthways and then halved again
- 4 large mushrooms, sliced
- 1 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
- 500ml of beef stock
- 1 tsp of Italian Seasoning
- 2 tsp of thyme
- 1 tabelsoon of tomato paste
- 1/2 tsp of onion powder
- a couple of splashes of balsamic vinegar
- 1 400g can of cannellini beans or butter beans (I used butter beans)
- spray oil
Spray a deep frying pan with spray oil, add the beef and brown. Remove and set aside.
Add the onion, garlic and a little of the stock, and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened.
Add the carrots, Italian seasoning, thyme and onion powder and cook for a further minute.
Return the beef to the pan, along with the mushrooms
Add the tomatoes, tomato paste and stock and bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for approx 1-1.5 hours. For the last half hour of cooking time add your beans.
Serve with mashed potatoes or if on a original day, mashed swede, squash, celeriac or cauliflower.
This yummy casserole can also be cooked in a slow cooker on low.
mmmmmm pure comfort food on a cold winters day.
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:
Approx. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
1 serving (no mash)
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