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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Great hearty stew recipe. This is one of the family favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in large heavy pot over med-high heat. Dredge beef through flour and drop into hot oil. Sauté until brown (about 5 minutes) add garlic and sauté for another minute.
  2. Add beef stock, Guinness, wine, tomato paste, sugar, thyme, basil, Worcestershire sauce and bay leaves. Stir to combine and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low, cover and simmer 1 hour.
  3. While meat and stock is simmering melt butter into another pot over med heat. Add potatoes, onions carrots and celery. Sauté about 20 minutes.
  4. Add veggies to stock and simmer uncovered for about 40 minutes or until meat and veggies are tender. Discard bay leaves. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. This recipe can be prepared up to two days early. Cool slightly. Refrigerate uncovered until cold then cover. Bring to a simmer before serving.