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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Weight Watcher's Irish Stew

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Category: Main Dish, Low Calorie

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 lb 6 oz lean boneless lamb, cut
  • -into 1 1/2" squares 1/2"
  • -thick (or boneless chuck)
  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 3 c Low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 ts Dried thyme, crumbled
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 6 5 oz whole new red potatoes
  • 15 oz Small onions, peeled
  • 1 c Irish ale or beer
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • Chopped parsley
  • 6 1 oz sliced Italian bread
  • (optional)


1. In a large heavy saucepan, heat 1/2 of the oil. Add 1/2 of the lamb
or beef and cook until well browned on one side, 5-7 min. Stir and
cook 1 minute longer; remove meat and set aside. Add the remaining oil
the lamb (or beef) and the chopped onion to the pan and cook until
browned, about 8-10 min. Return the first batch of meat to the pan.

2. Add broth and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add thyme and bay
leaf; lower heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour.

3. Add potatoes, onions, ale and salt. Cover and simmer until potatoes
are tender, 30-40 minutes.

4. To thicken stew, add cornstarch to 1/4 cup cold water in a small
bowl; stir until smooth. Add to simmering stew; stir gently until
thickened. Garnish with parsley; serve with bread.

Serving (with 1 slice of bread) provides: 1/2 Fat, 1 Vegetable, 3
proteins, 2 breads, 37 calories (if served without bread, subtract 1

Per serving: With bread: 409 calories, 29 g protein, 9 grams fat, 644
mg sodium. Without bread: 332 calories, 27 gr protein,8 gm fat, 478 mg

Typist's notes: This is great and very filling! Good for a cold winter

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