The key ingredientsingredients
  • Calorie controlled cooking spray
  • 350g (12¼oz) lean braising steak, diced
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 8 shallots, halved
  • 4 rashers Weight Watchers Extra Trimmed Unsmoked Back Bacon, chopped
  • 600ml (20¼fl oz) beef stock (made with 1 cube)
  • A handful of shredded cabbage
  • 100g (3½oz) wholewheat giant couscous
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
Our method method
STEP 1

Preheat the oven to gas mark 4/180°C/fan 160°C.

STEP 2

Mist a casserole dish with cooking spray and place over a high heat.

STEP 3

Add the braising steak and fry for 5 minutes, stirring. Remove from the pan and set aside.

STEP 4

Mist the pan with cooking spray and add the carrots, shallots, and Weight Watchers Extra Trimmed Unsmoked Back Bacon. Fry, stirring, for 6–8 minutes.

STEP 5

Return the beef to the pan with the stock. Cover, bring to a simmer, then cook in the oven for 1 hour.

STEP 6

Remove the dish from the oven and simmer on the hob, uncovered, for 8–10 minutes.

STEP 7

Add the cabbage.

STEP 8

Meanwhile, cook the couscous according to packet instructions, then garnish with the parsley.

STEP 9

Divide between 4 plates and serve with the stew.