Weight Watchers Recipes

Irish Stew Recipe


  • ▢2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ▢3 pounds beef stew meat
  • ▢1 cup onion coarsely chopped
  • ▢1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ▢1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • ▢1 cup Irish stout beer
  • ▢4 cups beef broth
  • ▢1/4 cup tomato paste
  • ▢2 pounds small yellow potatoes halved
  • ▢1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • ▢2 cups carrots peeled, halved and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ▢salt and pepper to taste
  • ▢2 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Season the beef generously with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add half the beef cubes to the pot in a single layer. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until browned. Remove the beef from the pot and repeat with remaining meat. Remove all the browned meat from the pot.
  • Add the onions to the pot and cook for 5-6 minutes or until tender. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Return the meat to the pot. Add the flour and stir to coat the meat and onions.
  • Add the beer, beef broth, tomato paste, potatoes, thyme and carrots to the pot. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine and bring the pot to a simmer.
  • Cover the pot. Place it in the oven and bake for 2 1/2 – 3 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 1328mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5471IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 8mg

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