Other Main Dishes
Irish Beef Stew with Garlic Mash Potatoes
Family Tested & Approved
olive oil or any veggie oil
well marbled stew meat
carrots, peeled and diced
beer, dark irish (optional)
fresh parsley, chopped
unsalted butter, melted
GARLIC MASH POTATOES
potatoes,your choice, i use russet,
Heat oil in large stockpot or dutch oven over med. heat.
Season beef with salt and pepper. Add to pot and cook until evenly browned, about 2 -4 min. Remove and set aside
Add garlic, onion and carrots to stockpot, cook stirring occasionally until tender, about 3 - 5 min. Stir in tomato paste until well combined
Whisk in beef broth, beer, parsley, thyme, bay leaf and beef. Season again with salt and pepper to taste.
Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 90 min. or until beef is tender.
In small bowl, combine butter and flour. Add to pot until thickened. Cook about 5 min. to get rid of flour taste. Add peas and cook til heated through, about 3 min.
Serve over mash potatoes.
While stew is cooking, place potatoes and garlic in large pot.
Cover with cold water by 1 inch. Bring to boil and cook until fork tender. Drain
lightly heat half and half so cream is warm. Add cream and butter to potatoes and mash with electric beaters or potato masher until smooth and creamy
Last Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015