Guinness Irish Stew recipe

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Guinness Irish Stew recipe

Winter is upon us, and this delicious and hearty Irish stew is such a cinch to prepare.

Served with a fresh crusty loaf of bread, the whole family will be pestering you prepare this heart-warming meal again in no time at all.

Cooking and preparation time: 2 ½  hours

Serves 6



3 tablespoons of olive oil

3 cloves of garlic

1 large chopped onion

1 tablespoon of sea salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

6 prunes – finely chopped

2 large potatoes – peeled and quartered

1 large sweet potato – peeled and thinly sliced

2 large carrots – peeled and sliced thickly

1kg of cubed beef

750ml bottle of Guinness Stout Beer

1 fresh loaf of crusty bread

Pre-heat a large pot on the stove on medium heat.

Add the olive oil, onions, garlic, salt and pepper.

Cook and stir with a wooden spoon for around 5 minutes until the onion has softened.

Add the beef then stir and brown on all sides for around a minute.

Add the bottle of Guinness and stir to release any ingredients that are stuck to the bottom of the pot

Add the potato, sweet potato, carrot and prunes.

Turn the heat to high and bring the pot to a boil for a minute.

Reduce the heat to low-medium for another minute.

Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for about 2 hours, stirring every half hour to ensure nothing sticks to the bottom of the pot.

Serve in bowls with the fresh buttered crusty bread. This will ensure that not a single drop goes to waste as you wipe the bowl clean!

Enjoy with a glass of your favourite red or a fresh pint of Guinness Stout. Yum!


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