Recipe for Beef & Guinness Beer Stew with mashed potatoes – tender and flavoursome
2 tablespoons plain flour
700g chuck/casserole steak, cubed
3 sticks celery, cubed
1 brown onion, sliced
1 carrot, cubed
300g mushrooms, sliced
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 cup Guinness beer
1.25 cups beef stock
2 bay leaves
2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
Put flour and some salt/pepper in a bag with the steak. Shake to coat.
Heat some oil in a saucepan and cook steak until just brown
In a pot, heat oil and cook celery, onion, carrot and mushrooms for 5 mins. Add tomato paste and stir.
Add Guinness. Then add beef stock and bay leaves. Bring to the boil, then add beef.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Then remove lid and simmer another 1/2 hour or until tender.
Remove bay leaves, stir in parsley.
Serve on mashed potatoes (mashed with garlic, butter and warm milk).
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