STOUT HEARTED BEEF STEW

 

INGREDIENTS

 


3 Lbs Beef, Bottom Round, cubed

Cup Flour

4 Tbs Olive Oil

1 Lg Onion, sliced

4 Lg Carrots, sliced

3 Med Potatoes, waxy

Med Peppers, Red & Green

8 Med Mushrooms, sliced

1 Cup Prunes, pitted, chopped

3 Cans Beef Broth or Demi-Glace

1 Cup Water

1 Cup Red Wine

1 Cup Guinness Stout

1 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper, ground

3 Bay Leaves

1 Tsp Thyme

1 Tsp Savory

1 Tsp Sage

1 Tsp Salt

 


 


DIRECTIONS PREPARATION TIME: 1 Hr.


 

Coat cubed Beef lightly with Flour, and brown well in the Olive Oil at med-high heat in a heavy-bottomed 6 qt pot. Reserve the browned Beef, and add the Red Wine to the pot. Deglaze completely at low heat using a wooden spoon.

Add the remaining ingredients, except the Guinness Stout, to the pot. Heat to a low boil for 3 mins, then reduce to a simmer. Cook uncovered for 2 1/2-3 hrs, stirring only occasionally. Add the Guinness Stout during the last 30 mins. Skim any fat. Remove Bay Leaves.

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS SERVINGS: 8-10

 

-Garnish with ground Horseradish and/or Sour Cream

-Serve over Wide Egg Noodles

-Add a cup of frozen peas during the last 30 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JMM 3/05