Slimming World Slow Cooked Beef Casserole

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Slimming World Beef Casserole

Who doesn’t love an amazing beef casserole on a winters night? Although to be fair you could have this slimming world beef casserole all year round because it’s so yummy. I’ve heard others call this a slimming world beef stew but I’ve never liked the term beef stew. This beef casserole recipe is full of all the goodness you need after a long day at work or after getting out that winter cold!

Slimming world Slow Cooker Casserole is a firm favourite in our flat, it’s a really easy beef casserole recipe and you don’t have to put in too much effort because the slow cooker does it all for you! If you’re not from the UK you might be looking for a crock pot recipe, if so this is the best crock pot beef casserole out there, the best slimming world beef casserole crockpot recipe ever!

Slow Cooker Casserole

One of the things I love is that this is a slimming world slow cooker recipe and who doesn’t love a slimming world slow cooker casserole recipe?! You might have realised already that I’m a big fan of slow cooker recipes, if I can make a slimming world slow cooker recipe, you can bet I’m going to!

If you’ve not got a slow cooker I urge you to get one, you can make this amazing recipe in it and also Slimming World Lamb Scouse (Syn Free) if you fancy something a little bit different! If you love slimming world stew let me know in the comments, I want to try thinking of some new wintertime ones so maybe you can give me the inspiration I need!

How Many Syns In Slimming World Beef Casserole?

Good question, slimming world syns are very important. If you’ve tried this beef casserole you might be thinking there are loads of syns, but there aren’t as many as you’d think! It depends on the ingredients you use, this is a syn free beef casserole recipe although if you use gravy granules or milk in your mash then you will be looking at adding syns depending on what and how much you use.

Crockpot Cooking

If you are wondering what the difference is between a crockpot and slow cooker, well they are the same thing, it just depends on where you come from as to the wording you use. I absolutely love cooking with a slow cooker, you can make delicious meals and it literally only takes you 10 minutes to prepare.

Slow cookers are designed to cook food slowly for a long period of time, so if you’re out at work, you can put your slow cooker on and come home later that day to a perfectly cooked meal. If you are a worrier about having something on in the house cooking, then you can get a slow cooker with a timer.

There are so many meals that can be made in a slow cooker including Slow Cooker Gammon, Beef and Vegetable Pie or even a whole chicken for a roast. That is literally the tip of the iceberg, there is so much that you can cook in a slow cooker.

Slow Cooked Beef Casserole Recipe

Slimming World Slow cooked beef casserole

Slimming World Slow Cooked Beef Casserole

Syn Free – unless you use gravy granules or milk in your mash.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Dinner, Slimming World
Servings 4 People
Calories 491 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker / Crockpot

Ingredients
  

  • 700 g Lean stewing beef Diced
  • 500 g Potato Peeled and Diced
  • 200 g Swede Peeled and Diced into Large Chunks
  • 200 g Green Beans
  • 100 g Leek Thickly sliced or you can use an onion
  • 50 g Mushrooms Sliced
  • 1 Beef stock Cube
  • 2 tsp Dried Thyme Or other herbs that you like.
  • Salt and Black pepper
  • 800 ml Water

Instructions
 

  • Remove all visible fat from the beef and cut it into bite size chunks
  • Peel and prepare all vegetables.
  • Unless you prepare and freeze your vegetables as I do, check out my post about freezing vegetables – To Freeze or Not to Freeze.
  • Put the diced beef into the slow cooker, followed by all the vegetables, stock cube, water, herbs and salt and pepper.
  • Leave to cook for 8 hours or more.
  • If you want to add potatoes to the casserole then do so, but you may need to adjust the liquid. Or you can make mashed potaotes as I have in the pictures. Then enjoy!!

Notes

*Prices correct as of December 2020
INGREDIENTS
WEIGHT
CALORIES
PRICE
Beef Steak Diced (Lean)
700g
1337 kcal
£4.45
Potato
500g
483 kcal
£0.20
Swede
200g
24 kcal
£0.14
Green Beans
200g
34 kcal
£1
Leeks
100g
38 kcal
£0.16
Mushrooms
50g
14 kcal
£0.10
Beef Stock Cube
1
32 kcal
£0.03
Water
800ml
       
       
TOTAL
  1962 kcal
£6.08
       
PER SERVING
  491 kcal
£1.52
Keyword beef, Crockpot, Slimming World, Slow Cooker

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