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Weight Watchers Crockpot Beef and Broth Recipe

WW: Crockpot Beef and Broth
Posted By: Hick Chick

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds beef shank cross-cuts or soup bones
5 cups cold water
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 medium carrot -- cut up
1 medium stalk celery with leaves -- cut up
1 small onion -- cut up
5 peppercorns
3 whole cloves
3 sprigs parsley
1 dried bay leaf

Heat oil in 12-icnh skillet over medium heat. Cook beef in oil until brown on both sides. Mix remaining ingredients in 3 1/2 - 6 quart slow cooker. Add beef. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Remove beef from broth. Cool beef about 10 minutes or just until cool enough to handle. Strain both through cheesecloth-lined sieve; discard vegetables and
seasonings. Remove beef from bones. Cut beef into 1/2-inch pieces. Skim fat from broth. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate broth and beef in separate containers up to 24 hours or freeze for future use.

Yield: About 7 cups Serving size = 1 cup Calories 110/Fat 5g/cholesterol 35mg/sodium 460mg carbohydrate 2g/Fiber 1g/Protein 15g

Weight Watcher's Points: 2.5



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