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Steak and Stout with Potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day fast approaching are minds are set on satisfying Irish fare. This recipe is all that and more. A perfect way to celebrate the holiday!! Serve up this delicious dinner with some more cold stout and a crusty bun and you will feel Irish all over!! Tender pieces of steak are mixed in with mushrooms, onion and potatoes and served up with a delicious rich gravy. All done in one pot on your stove.

Steak and Stout with Potatoes by Noshing With the Nolands

Steak and Stout with Potatoes by Noshing With the Nolands

 

Steak and Stout with Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs stewing or braising steak or stewing beef
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 8 oz. peeled baby or pickling onions, could also be called boiler onions, they are small but larger than a pearl onion
  • 3/4 cup stout
  • 1 1/4 cup beef stock
  • 3 twigs fresh thyme and 4 stalks of parsley tied together for a bouquet garnish
  • 1 1/2 lb. thickly sliced unpeeled potatoes
  • 7 oz. white mushrooms, halved if large
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. yellow mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Thyme sprigs for garnish

Directions

  • Cube the beef and remove any excess fat. Season well with salt and pepper. Brown in a large pot with the oil and 1 Tbsp. butter. Remove and set aside.
  • Brown onions in the same pan for 4-5 min. Return the steak and add stout, beef stock, bouquet garni and top with the sliced potatoes. Cover the pot with a tight fitting lid and let simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add the mushrooms without stirring and cook for another 30 min.
  • Remove the meat and potato mixture onto a large serving platter.
  • Mix the remaining 1 Tbsp. of butter with the flour and whisk into the liquid to make a gravy. Whisk in the mustard and let cook until thickened for about 3 min. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Pour over meat and potatoes and serve garnished with thyme sprigs.
 Steak and Stout with Potatoes for St. Patricks Day Recipes

Recipe adapted from Best of Ireland cookbook from the series Great Recipe of the World.

Steak and Stout with Potatoes by Noshing With The Nolands

Steak and Stout with Potatoes by Noshing With The Nolands

 

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