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Guinness Braised Beef

Guinness Braised Beef

Guinness Braised Beef

Braised beef cooks low and slow, resulting in a tender and succulent dish. Great for entertaining as you can pop it in the oven and forget about it until your guests arrive.

Ingredients

  • 3 lb. boneless beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tbsp. firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 6 slices bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 1 pkg. Beef Stew Seasoning Mix
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced
  • ¼ c. all purpose flour
  • 12 oz. bottle Guinness or dark beer
  • 1 large onion, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Toss beef with flour; set aside.
  3. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; remove bacon.
  4. In same skillet, in reserved bacon drippings, brown beef in batches; remove.
  5. Add onion, carrot and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in beer and bring to a boil, scraping browned bits from bottom of pan.
  7. Add beef, bacon, seasoning, brown sugar and vegetable mixture to Dutch oven or ovenproof 2-quart casserole.
  8. Bake, covered, 2 hours or until beef is tender.
  9. Serve with mashed potatoes.