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guinness beef pot pie

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

The gravy in this pie is so rich and delicious. I have made this with venison as well as beef. You could also use frozen pie dough or make your own. I have done both. Yum comfort food at it's finest

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For guinness beef pot pie

  • 1 lb
    beef stew meat
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 1/4 c
    guinness stout beer
  • 1 c
    beef broth
  • 1
    knorr beef bouillon
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 sprig
    fresh thyme
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 lg
    potatoes peeled and diced
  • 2 lg
    carrots diced
  • 2
    puff pastry sheets (1 pkg)
  • 1 lg
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make guinness beef pot pie

  • 1
    Pat meat dry. Add oil to Dutch oven. Sear the meat on all sides. Remove to plate. Deglaze the pan with 1/4 cup beer. Add the onions and garlic. Cook until beer has mostly evaporated. Stir in the tomato paste. Add the beer, broth, worcestershire and bouillon.
  • 2
    Add the beef back to the pan. Throw in the sprigs of thyme Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Until meat is tender. Remove the sprigs of thyme
  • 3
    Meanwhile cook the carrots and potatoes in boiling salted water. Drain and set aside.
  • 4
    In a pie pan roll out 1 sheet of puff pastry and press into pan. Preheat oven 425 degrees. Place the pie pan in oven and bake just until the bottom crusts starts to brown a bit.
  • 5
    Remove from oven and pour the potatoes and carrots into it.
  • 6
    Mix the cornstarch and water together and thicken the beef broth a bit. Pour it into the pie shell.
  • 7
    Place the other puff pastry sheet on top of pie. Cut any excess off the sides. Mix the egg and water and brush over the top.
  • 8
    Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until dough is nicely browned.