Irish Beef Stew

By Denise Edmister

Irish Beef Stew

Source:

Mr. Food

Ingredients

All eyes will be smiling, Irish or not, when we serve up this hearty Irish Beef Stew inspired by the classic tastes of the Emerald Isle. This all-in-one-pan meal cooks up to be weeknight or company special.

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 1 hr 45 min

 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds beef or lamb stew meat
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) Guinness beer
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup water

 

 

Directions

 
  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over high heat. Stir in stew meat and cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until meat is browned.
     
  2. Stir in broth, beer, garlic, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
     
  3. Add carrots, celery, and onion; mix well then cook 1 hour, or until meat is tender.
     
  4. In a small bowl, mix flour with water. Stir into stew then cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until sauce is thickened.

 

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