Irish Beef Stew

Total Time
1hr 10mins
30 mins
40 mins

A classic Irish comfort food

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  1. Chop meat & vegetables: peel & chop potatoes into 1/2" pieces; dice carrots to 1/4" thick, trim visible fat from steaks & cut into 1" cubes; dice onion; chop celery.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in large pot over medium heat.
  3. Dredge steak cubes in flour and saute 5 minutes until brown on all sides. Add garlic and saute 1 minute.
  4. Add beef stock, beer, tomato paste, honey, Worcestershire, herbs and spices. Stir to combine.
  5. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, then cover and simmer 20 minutes while preparing vegetables.
  6. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in another large pot over medium heat. Add potatoes, onion, celery, and carrots. Saute 20 minutes until golden.
  7. Add vegetables to beef stew. Simmer uncovered until vegetables and beef are very tender, about 40 minutes.
  8. Remove bay leaves before serving.