Guinness Stew

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 slice bacon, cut into¬Ĺ" peices
2 pounds lean stewing beef, cubed
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons flour
2 carrots, sliced
12 smalls white onions, peeled
1 1/2 cups beef stock
6 1/2 ounces Guinness beer
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
coarse salt

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat oil in a heavy casserole (which will fit both into the oven and on top of the stove) and add the bacon. Fry until browned; drain the bacon on paper towels.
2
Dry the cubes of beef with paper towels and brown in the bacon drippings; remove the beef. Add the chopped onions and brown lightly. Stir in the flour, cook for 2-3 minute: do not let the flour burn.
3
Return the beef, along with its juices, to the casserole. Add the bacon, carrots, white onions, stock, Guinness, sugar, vinegar, bouquet, salt & pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover.
4
Bake 1 1/2- 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve warm.

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About

Excellent paired with a hearty Syrah or more Guinness.

Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 2:51am

Creator:

Anonymous

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