Guinness Beef Stew

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1 lb beef stew meat
4 medium carrots, sliced
1-2 bottle guinness stout (enough to cover meat)
1 pkg frozen pearl onions
6 sprig(s) fresh thyme**
**i didn't have any thyme, so added a few shakes of italian seasoning; it worked for me.
1/2 c water
1/2 c flour
1/4 c honey
salt and pepper

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ali Bresnahan Recipe
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Member Since Sep 2011
ali's notes for this recipe:
The sauce in this dish is thick and sweet and so flavorful.
Thanx to Malinda Coletta for the recipe.
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Brown meat in a little oil in large pot. When meat is nicely browned, add sliced carrots.
Add Guinness till meat and carrots are covered. Simmer for about an hour.
Add onions and thyme. Continue to simmer for 30 more minutes.
Mix flour and water in a bowl till smooth. Add to stew and cook until thickened. Now stir in honey, add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve over, under, or with mashed potatoes.

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user ali Bresnahan alibee - Oct 20, 2011
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user Arlene Heed ABJH - Mar 20, 2013
I made the stew but not the mashed potatoes; but, I doubled the beef stew meat so I doubled the beer & the honey & the flour & water. But, I used Extra Stout Guiness Stout & it was just way too strong a flavor. My husband hated it. The honey didn't sweeten the stout enough.

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