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Beef & Guinness Stew

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In this episode of The Aimless Cook, we're ushering in Spring with this great recipe for Beef and Guinness stew. Organic beef and market fresh produce make this recipe one you cannot miss. Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone!
  Organic beef 2 Pound, chopped into cubes
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For coating the beef)
  Salt & pepper To Taste (For coating the beef)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For frying)
  Shallots 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Guinness 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Herbs 1 Tablespoon (Combination of Rosemary, Thyme and Bay leaves)
  Beef stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange zest 1 Dash
  Carrots 1 Medium, cut into chunk pieces
  Pearl onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Parsnips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Potatoes 1 Medium, cut into chunk pieces

1. Dredge the beef pieces in flour and some salt and pepper.

1. In a pan heated with oil, brown the dredged beef pieces and set it aside.
2. In the same pan, saute some shallots and minced garlic. Deglaze the pan by adding Guinness to it. Add the beef and the rest of the Guinness, the herbs, beef stock and a strip of orange zest. Cover and cook on low heat for about 2 and half hours until the beef is tender. You can also cook it in a Dutch oven at about 300 F for the same amount of time or in a crock pot.
3. After 2 and half hours add the carrots, parsnips, pearl onions, potatoes and cook till all the vegetables are done. Season it with some salt and pepper.

4. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
The Aimless Cook is ushering in Spring with this great recipe for Beef and Guinness stew. Organic beef and fresh market produce make this recipe something that you cannot miss. This is a perfect dish for the St. Patrick's Day! Have fun cooking it!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 709 Calories from Fat 330

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.7%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g65.8%

Trans Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 140.6 mg46.9%

Sodium 312.8 mg13%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 50 g99.4%

Vitamin A 54% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 37.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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