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Beer Beef Stew


  • 0.5 cup vegetable oil

  • 3 lb chuck roast, cut into large chunks

  • salt & pepper

  • 1 large onion peeled and chopped

  • 6 cloves garlic peeled and chopped

  • 1 small can tomato paste

  • 2 bottles dark beer

  • 2 cups beef stock


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  • 2.

    Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot.

  • 3.

    Add beef chunks, season with salt and pepper and brown them.

  • 4.

    When they are very well browned, remove them with tongs and reserve in a bowl.

  • 5.

    Add onions to the hot pot and sauté them until they are golden brown.

  • 6.

    Add garlic and tomato paste and cook, stirring, for a few minutes.

  • 7.

    Place browned beef back into the pot and add the beer and stock.

  • 8.

    Season with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer.

  • 9.

    Place a tight fitting lid on the pot and put it in the oven.

  • 10.

    Stew slowly until the beef is very tender and the broth has thickened, about 1 hour.

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Posted by john_o_noReport
I really like the sound of this recipe so will try but not sure about dark beer,what is that??
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