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Simple, delicious – serve with champ and roasted root veg for an all round comfort meal! Great dish for feeding a crowd on St. Patrick’s Day – improves when made in advance and re-heated. 

Irish beef cooked in Guinness

Serves 6-8

1kg lean stewing steak – cut into chunks

2 tblsp olive oil

1 large onion sliced

5 tblsp plain flour

2 tblsp tomato puree

2 cloves of garlic -crushed

bunch fresh thyme

3 bay leaves

1 can Guinness

500ml water

2 tblsp Horseradish sauce

garnish – chopped fresh parsley

  • preheat oven 150 celsius
  • toss the meat in seasoned flour
  • heat the oil in a large ovenproof casserole, brown the meat in batches
  • remove the meat and set aside. Cook onions until soft and light golden brown
  • return the meat to casserole
  • add the tomato puree, garlic, seasoning, herbs, Guinness and water – stir well
  • bring to the boil
  • take it off the heat, stir through horseradish sauce. Cover and cook in the oven for 1hr 30mins until meat is tender
  • stir occasionally and add more water if needed
  • garnish with parsley

Hope you enjoy

Dublin Mummy x