Beef and Beer Stew

Beef and Beer Stew


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This is a easy and cheap but hearty stew requiring only a few ingredients, the most important of which is beer.


Serves: 4 

  • 60g butter
  • 1kg casserole steak, cut into long strips
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 100ml beef stock
  • 5 carrots, sliced
  • 600ml beer

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:2hours30min  ›  Ready in:2hours50min 

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and saute the meat. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Cook the onions for a few minutes over medium heat until brown stirring constantly. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg and flour.
  3. Cook for 1 more minute stirring constantly. Add the stock, bring to the boil and deglaze the bottom of the saucepan.
  4. Add the meat, carrots and beer.
  5. Cover and simmer for about 2 hours 15 minutes until the meat is very tender.

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I added Garlic with the onions, a touch of Worcestershire sauce at some stage, about two tea spoons of caster sugar and cornflour . Was fantastic. - 23 Nov 2014

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