Saveur Flemish Beer and Beef Stew

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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • dry beef cubes with a paper towel and season generously with salt and pepper. let sit 15-20 minutes at room temperature.
  • coat beef cubes in flour on all side, tossing to coat.
  • heat 2 tablespoons butter in a 6-quart dutch oven over medium high heat. Working in batches, brown beef cubes on all sides, turning -- this should take 8-16 minutes.
  • transfer beef cubes to a plate and set aside.
  • Add bacon to dutch oven and cook until its fat renders, about 8 minutes.
  • add remainig butter, garlic and onions; cook until caramelized, about 30 minutes.
  • Add half the beer; cook, scraping the bottom of the pot, until slightly reduced - about 4 minutes.
  • return the beef cubes to the pot with the remaining beer, beef stock, sugar, cider vinegar, thyme, parsley, tarragon, bay lead and salt and pepper. bring to a boil.
  • reduce heat to medium-low.
  • cook, covered, until the beef is tender -- about an hour and a half.
  • serve with bread.
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