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Irish Beef Stew Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Steve Decot
Added: Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
- 2 tbsp. canola oil
- 1 1/2 lb. beef brisket or stew meat, cut into bite size pieces
- 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 6 c. beef broth
- 1 c. stout beer
- 1 c. dry red wine
- 1/4 c. tomato paste
- 1 tbsp. honey or sugar
- 1 tbsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed
- 1 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 7 c. Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1" cubes
- 1 large sweet onion, chopped
- 2 1/2 c. carrots, peeled and cut into 1" chunks
- Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
Add cut meat and brown 5 to 10 minutes.
Add garlic and sautÚ for 1 minute.
In a large stock pot over medium heat, add browned meat, beef stock, beer, wine, tomato paste, honey, thyme, Worcestershire sauce and bay leaves.
Bring to a boil, stirring to combine.
Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour covered.

While beef is simmering:
In a large skillet, melt butter and add oil.
Add potatoes, carrots and onion. SautÚ until lightly browned, approximately 30 minutes.
Add browned vegetables to beef mixture and simmer an additional 30 to 40 minutes uncovered.
Season to taste.

Container: large soup pot and large heavy skillet
Serving Size: 1 cup
Cook Time: 1.5 hours

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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