Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie

  • 20MINS
  • 7HR 25MINS
  • Serves 4
  • 340KCAL

Come home to this delicious Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie! It’s perfect whether you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories340
  • Carbs23g
  • Protein33g
  • Fat12g
  • Saturates6.4g
  • Sugars6.5g

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Imagine coming home to the irresistible smell of tender beef steak cooked low and slow until it just falls apart. You can leave the filling of this Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie to simmer all day, so you only need to add the filo pastry topping when you get home. 

We’ve kept this recipe nice and light by using crispy filo pastry rather than buttery shortcrust. This cuts down on the calories without losing any of the flavour, and keeps this recipe hearty and filling. 

You can let your slow cooker do all the hard work here, and then you’ll only need to finish the dish off with a few simple steps before dinnertime. This recipe is comfort food at its best, and it tastes far more indulgent than it really is!

We love to serve this Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie instead of a traditional Sunday roast, with a good dollop of mash and plenty of veg – it’s SO good! 

The rich steak filling can also be cooked on the hob if you don’t have a slow cooker. Find the stovetop version of the recipe here

What diets is this Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie suitable for?

This recipe is not suitable for dairy free or gluten free diets. 

Please remember to double check ingredients and preparation methods if cooking for people with allergies. 

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie recipe?

Weight Watchers’ new PersonalPoints plan calculates each individual’s Points allowance based on their unique food preferences and goals. This means we’re no longer able to offer exact WW points for our recipes.

The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie?

You will need a red wine stock pot to make this recipe. These can be found alongside the stock cubes in most supermarkets. Using a red wine stock pot rather than red wine helps to keep this recipe slimming friendly. 

If you prefer, you can substitute the stock pot for 100ml of red wine (just remember to reduce the amount of water used in your beef stock by 100ml so there is not too much liquid in your filling). 

If you can’t get hold of a red wine stock pot you can also substitute this for a beef stock cube with a splash of red wine vinegar. 

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You’ll need a medium sized pie dish to make this recipe (around 28cm).  

Red wine stock pots can be found in the supermarket or ordered online. 

How many calories are in this Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie?

There are 340 calories per portion in this Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

This Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Spray a medium saucepan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a medium-high heat.

Step 2

Coat the steak in the flour and add to the hot pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes until browned on all sides. Remove from the pan and add to the slow cooker.

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Step 3

Deglaze the pan with a little stock, scraping up and mixing in any bits off the bottom of the pan, and then spray again with low calorie cooking spray. Add the onions, garlic and thyme and saute for 5 minutes.

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Step 4

Add the onions to the slow cooker, along with the carrots, celery, remaining stock, stock pot and Henderson’s relish.

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Step 5

Cook for 4 hours on high or 7 hours on low.

Step 6

Half an hour before the end of cooking time, stir in the mushrooms and cook for the remaining 30 minutes.

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Step 7

Add the crumbled Stilton and stir until melted. Season with some black pepper.

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Step 8

Pour into an ovenproof dish, and preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 9

Cut the filo sheets into strips, scrunch up and place on top of the pie, covering the filling completely. Use a pastry brush to egg wash the top.

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Step 10

Place on a baking tray to catch any spills in case the filling bubbles over, and pop in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the pastry is golden and crisp. Serve!

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How do you know when Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie is cooked?

You should cook the steak filling until the meat is tender and falls apart. Once you have added the filo pastry topping you’ll need to cook the pie in the oven until the pastry has turned crisp and golden brown. This should take around 15 minutes. 

To keep your family safe, the advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and maintained that temperature for 2 minutes.

How long can you keep Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie in the fridge?

Once you’ve served this recipe, we’d recommend you eat it within 4 hours. 

You can store any leftover Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie in the fridge for around 3 days. Make sure that you allow your leftovers to cool before putting them in a container with a lid and storing in the fridge. 

Can I freeze Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie?

This recipe CAN be frozen, but we would recommend just freezing the filling and then adding the filo when you’re ready to cook it.

  • Make sure that you freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Choose a container or a bag that is suitable for freezing.
  • Label your dish with the name of the recipe and the date that you froze it on.

How do I reheat Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie?

From chilled: Place in an ovenproof dish, loosely cover the top with foil and place into a preheated oven (180°C) for 10 minutes, or until piping hot throughout.

From frozen: Allow the filling to defrost overnight in the fridge and then add the pastry topping and bake in the oven following recipe steps 8-10. 

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Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie

Come home to this delicious Slow Cooker Steak and Stilton Pie! It’s perfect whether you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    20 MINS
  • Cook Time
    7 HR 25
  • KCals 340
  • Carbs 23G

Ingredients

  • 400 g lean, diced stewing steak, all visible fat removed
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 stick of celery, sliced
  • 150 g button mushrooms (or larger ones, thickly sliced)
  • 1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp Henderson's relish (or Worcestershire sauce)
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 beef stock cube, made up with 300ml boiling water
  • 1 red wine stock pot
  • 75 g Stilton cheese, crumb
  • black pepper
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 2 x 40g ready rolled sheets of filo pastry
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Spray a medium saucepan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a medium-high heat.
  2. Coat the steak in the flour and add to the hot pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes until browned on all sides. Remove from the pan and add to the slow cooker.
  3. Deglaze the pan with a little stock, scraping up and mixing in any bits off the bottom of the pan, and then spray again with low calorie cooking spray. Add the onions, garlic and thyme and saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the onions to the slow cooker, along with the carrots, celery, remaining stock, stock pot and Henderson’s relish.
  5. Cook for 4 hours on high or 7 hours on low.
  6. Half an hour before the end of cooking time, stir in the mushrooms and cook for the remaining 30 minutes.
  7. Add the crumbled Stilton and stir until melted. Season with some black pepper.
  8. Pour into an ovenproof dish, and preheat the oven to 180°C.
  9. Cut the filo sheets into strips, scrunch up and place on top of the pie, covering the filling completely. Use a pastry brush to egg wash the top.
  10. Place on a baking tray to catch any spills in case the filling bubbles over and pop in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the pastry is golden and crisp. Serve!

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