Recipe courtesy of Weight Watchers
No-Fuss French-Style Beef Stew
Serves 6

Nutrition Info

Serves 6

Nutrition Info



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


Heat oil in medium Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes. 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. 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.

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