By Delicious Bits on August 24, 2006
Photo by AKA_Muddee
Photo by AKA_Muddee
"This is an all time favourite! NB (Including some review suggestions - THANKS!): #1 If you prefer fresher veggies (not the stew soaked kind), leave the celery, carrots and potato until the last 1.5 hours. #2 Pumpkin and sweet potato are nice in this too. (try not to exceed the level of the liquid) #3 As a poster suggested: throw some peas and / or corn kernels in at the end to freshen the stew #4 Dumplings can be added #5 Leave out the potatoes and serve on a bed of Mash - fab idea thanks! :) #6 Making a roux to thicken is also a good idea! #7 Enjoy!!! :)"
Serving Size: 1 (1672 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
"After reading the current reviews, I thought to give this a try and it turned out amazing for my first shot! Very tasty! Great recipe I will make again and again! Thanks for the tips everyone!"
"Best Guinness stew recipe yet! I doubled the recipe (and put in even more carrots and potatoes) and used a large bottle of Guinness extra stout - do not use the canned Guinness (with the CO2 widget) it does not give the right flavor. Compared to other recipes that don't include the sugar or beef stock but have tomato puree - this one is much heartier."
"Very good and easy. I substituted Guinness draught because that is what I had on hand. The recipe directions state to add thyme but it is not listed in the ingredient list...I guessed and added 1 t. dried thyme. I also added 2 bay leaves. I added some chopped celery with the onions and carrots. I omitted the potato and instead served the stew over mashed potatoes. I could detect the taste of flour in the stew so next time I will make a roux rather than just adding flour. Great recipe!"
"This recipe had my guests almost licking their bowls clean! Very tasty! (I did add a small handful of frozen peas at the end for a little brightness.)"
"Yummy! It was soupy even after adding the flour/water mixture. I would just add the flour next time. I used a pork tenderloin instead of beef. I added a sweet potato also."
"I made this again...but used a venison neck roast. And the flavour is awesome! I am so pleased to have found this recipe. Again...thank you for posting."
"Wasn't difficult to make a all, went off on a day hike while it cooked and it was such a nice meal to have when returning. Will definitely make this one again in the future."