Today you are going to learn how to make Slow Cooker Beef Carrots and Parsnips Stew. What you are going to love is how delicious it is and that this recipe is WW or Weight Watcher friendly recipe.
This is an easy Crock Pot beef stew recipe that your family is going to love. Let's learn how to make this slow cooker WW beef recipe, shall we?
How to Make Slow Cooker Beef, Carrots & Parsnip Stew
Before we begin let's answer a few questions you might have about this slow cooker beef stew recipe.
Can you put parsnips in this recipe or skip it?
Yes, you can add parsnips and if you don't want to you can skip it and add more carrots. We love using root vegetables when we make our beef stew, and you can even add turnip if you would like.
What are the ingredients for Beef, Carrots, and Parsnip Stew?
- lean beef
- medium onion
- diced garlic
- frozen peas or mixed vegetables
- olive oil
- Salt and pepper
- low sodium beef broth
- low sodium soy sauce
- low sodium Worcestershire sauce
- Kitchen Bouquet
- crushed tomatoes
Now that you have the ingredients for this Slow Cooker Beef Carrots & Parsnips Stew Recipe follow the steps below to make it.
Using a small bowl add the beef and oil and mix.
Next, add flour to the beef follow by salt and toss to coat the beef.
Now that we have coated the beef it is time to head over to the stove for the next step.
Using a large skillet add the remaining olive oil.
Let the oil heat for a bit and add the garlic and onions and cook for about 2 minutes or until the garlic is fragrant.
Next, add the beef and brown on all sides, but make sure you don't cook the meat all the way.
Now for the slow cooker part!
Add the broth, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce into the slow cooker.
Follow by the Kitchen Bouquet, onion powder, tomatoes, carrots, and parsnips and make sure you mix well.
That that we have the ingredients in the slow cooker turn the knob to high for 4.5 hours.
Once the timer goes off, make sure the beef is tender and add the frozen vegetables and cook for another 30 minutes on high.
Your Slow Cooker Beef, Carrots & Parsnips Stew is ready!
How to freeze beef stew
You can freeze this slow cooker homemade beef recipe by placing the stew inside freezer-friendly bags such as Ziplock bags or you can use freezer-friendly containers. To thaw the beef stew, remove from freezer and place in the refrigerator 24 hours before cooking.
Note that the veggies will be a bit mushier after being frozen. Also if you are using a bag make sure that you lay the bag down to ensure faster freezing.
How many Weight Watchers points is this beef stew recipe?
Good question! This Slow Cooker Beef Carrots & Parsnips Stew Recipe servers about four 1.5 cup servings and contains about 260 calories per servings or 4 Freestyle SmartPoints.
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Recipe for Weight Watchers Beef Stew
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Enjoy! Recipe yields approximately four 1.5 cups servings Approximately 260 calories per serving or 4 Freestyle SmartPoints.
Recipe yields approximately four 1.5 cups servings
Approximately 260 calories per serving or 4 Freestyle SmartPoints.