https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/3549/beef-in-stout-with-dumplings

LifestyleFOOD.com.au

Who can argue with tasty, tender beef in a rich sauce with floury dumplings? A dollop of buttery mash and you're in the comfort zone!

Ingredients

  • For the stew

  • 1kg (2lb 3oz) chuck steak

  • 1 tbsp plain flour

  • Salt and black pepper

  • 300g (11oz) shallots, peeled and halved

  • 400g (14oz) carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks

  • 1 pint beef stock

  • 800ml stout

  • Bouquet garni made with 2 sprigs thyme, parsley stalks, bay leaves and a stick of celery

  • For the dumplings

  • 250g (9oz) plain flour

  • 1tsp Salt

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • Touch of oil

  • Fresh parsley

  • 150ml milk

Method

  • For the stew:

  • 1.

    Pre-heat the oven to at 140°C/gas mark 1. Put the beef in a bowl and sprinkle over the flour, salt and pepper. Pre-heat a large frying pan until hot and add in the oil. Add half of the meat and brown it all over then transfer to a casserole. Repeat with the remaining beef.

  • 2.

    Fry the shallots in the pan until golden then add the mustard and some of the stout. 

  • 3.

    Allow to thicken then pour over the beef together with the rest of the stout and the stock.

  • 4.

    Add in the bouquet garni, put a lid on and bake in the oven for 2 to 3 hours or until beef is tender.

  • For the dumplings:

  • 1.

    Tip all of the dry ingredients into a bowl then slowly add the milk using a fork to make a light dough. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead briefly before forming into small balls.

  • 2.

    When the stew is cooked remove from the oven, place the dumplings on top and leave uncovered. Return to the oven for 35- 40 minutes until the dumplings have risen and are golden brown.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 1132kj
  • Fat Total 56g
  • Saturated Fat 19g
  • Protein 61g
  • Carbohydrate 83g
  • Sugar 13g
  • Sodium 2009mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

Powered by

Like this recipe? Subscribe to our newsletter to get more recipes like this delivered striaght to your inbox.

By registering you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below

 
 

Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings