PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: three HOURS
TOTAL TIME: three HOURS 10 MINUTES
SERVINGS: half dozen SERVINGS
CALORIES: 659 KCAL
AUTHOR: THE CHUNKY CHEF
- 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 1/2 lbs boneless beef chuck
- salt together with dark pepper, to flavor beef
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 yellowish onions, chopped
- 7 slices bacon, chopped
- 3 1/2 Tbsp all role flour
- 14.9 oz tin Guinness Draught beer
- 5 Tbsp tomato plant paste
- 3 cups chicken stock
- 4 carrots, peeled together with cutting into 1/2-1" slices
- 2 celery stalks, cutting into 1" pieces
- 1 parsnip, peeled together with cutting into 1/2" pieces (optional)
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tsp dried thyme (or exercise 3-4 sprigs fresh thyme)
- 1 tsp Nielsen Massey pure java extract
- 1/4 loving cup water
- 3 dried prunes, chopped (this is to mitigate whatsoever possible bitterness from the Guinness or coffee)
- 8 infant ruby pare potatoes, cutting inwards one-half or quarters
- Use a abrupt knife to spell beef chuck into 1 1/2-2" pieces. Dab beef alongside a newspaper towel to dry, together with therefore flavor liberally alongside common salt together with dark pepper. Heat olive crude oil inwards a heavy bottomed pot (I dearest to exercise my dutch oven) over HIGH heat.
- Add beef, inwards a unmarried layer, to the pot together with chocolate-brown on all sides. Be careful, equally the crude oil may spatter. Remove browned beef to a plate, together with therefore repeat alongside remaining beef.
- Lower oestrus to MED, together with therefore add together chopped onions together with garlic. Season alongside salt, together with educate until softened, nigh 3-4 minutes.
- Add bacon pieces together with educate until browned. Add flour together with stir to combine well. Let floured mixture educate 1 infinitesimal to take away whatsoever raw flour taste. While flour mixture is cooking, combine java extract together with H2O together with laid aside.
- Pour inwards Guinness beer together with stir good to combine together with loosen whatsoever browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Add tomato plant paste, chicken stock, carrots, celery, parsnip, bay leaves, thyme together with java extract mixture.
- Return beef to the pot together with stir. If needed, add together plenty H2O therefore that the beef together with veggies are nearly fully covered.
- Bring to a bubble, together with therefore bring down oestrus to LOW or therefore that it's simmering, cover, together with simmer for ii hours.
- Remove lid, add together potatoes together with chopped prunes, stir, together with therefore simmer UNcovered to a greater extent than or less other 30-40 minutes, until sauce has thickened to a liberate gravy consistency, beef is incredibly tender together with potatoes are fork tender.
- If needed, skim balance fatty off the surface. Taste, together with adapt common salt together with pepper equally needed. Remove bay leaves together with serve.
Slow Cooker Directions:
Complete steps 1-4, add together Guinness together with loosen whatsoever browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Transfer mixture to a boring cooker. Add remaining ingredients together with educate on LOW for 8 hours.
Complete steps 1-6. Cover together with bake at 325 degrees F for ii hours twenty minutes. Remove from oven, add together potatoes together with prunes, together with simmer uncovered on the stovetop equally directed inwards the recipe for 30-40 minutes to bring down sauce.