Irish Beef in Guinness is an interesting stew cooked in a different manner to the traditional Irish stew, but equally wonderful (not to mention quicker).
Irish Beef in Guinness
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Recipe type: Main Course
- 2/3 pounds beef, cubed
- 1/2 Cup flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
- oil for frying
- 2 yellow onions, sliced
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 carrots, sliced
- 1 teaspoon parsley, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon thyme
- salt and pepper, to taste
- beef broth or stock
- 2 bottles (12-ounces each); Guinness
- Dip beef in flour and coat on all sides. Brown in oil, in batches and remove to heat proof pot or casserole.
- Saute onions and garlic in same oil and add to beef.
- Add carrots, parsley and thyme. Season with salt and pepper. Pour enough beef broth to cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
- Lift meat, onions and carrots from pot to serving plate with slotted spoon.
- Over high heat, reduce sauce to half the original volume. Pour sauce over meat and serve.
- Best served with mashed potatoes.