No-Fuss French-Style Beef Stew

no-fuss french style beef stew
Weight Watchers
  • Yield: servings


1tablespoon olive oil
1-- large onion, thinly sliced
3cloves garlic
1 1/2pounds beef top round, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
1-- sweet potato, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
2cups dry white wine
1 (14 1/2-oz)can whole peeled tomatoes, broken up and juice reserved
2tablespoons Dijon mustard
3-- fresh thyme sprigs tied together with kitchen string + tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
1/2teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon black pepper
1pound oyster, chanterelle, or white mushrooms, halved or quartered if large


  1. Heat oil in medium Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add all remaining ingredients except mushrooms and thyme leaves to Dutch oven; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 1 hour.
  3. Add mushrooms to pot and simmer, covered, until meat is fork-tender, about 1 hour longer. Remove and discard thyme sprigs. Serve sprinkled with thyme leaves.

Weight Watchers; 2012. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 327
  • Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 56mg
  • Sodium 521mg
  • Carbohydrate 18g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 31g
  • Calcium 35mg