Serving Size

  • 32 8 oz servings

Ingredients

  • Bacon, cut into thin strips, crosswise
  • Chuck Roast, or other stew type cut, cut in 1 ½” cubes
  • Salt and pepper
  • Tomato Paste
  • Onion, 1" dice
  • Guinness Stout, or other favorite microbrew
  • Chef’s Companion, Brown Gravy, Prepared
  • Oil
  • Garlic, minced
  • Cabbage, cut into 1" squares
  • Mushrooms, quartered
  • Potatoes, diced 1"
  • Carrots, diced 1” (Or oblique cut)
  • Parsnip or Turnip, diced 1”
  • Bay Leaf
  • Thyme, fresh or 1 Tablespoon dry, chopped

Measurement

Meas.

  • 8 oz
  • 10 Pounds
  • Season
  • 6 oz
  • 2 lb
  • 1 Quart
  • 2 Quarts
  • ½ cup
  • ½ cup
  • 12 oz
  • 12 oz
  • 12 oz
  • 12 oz
  • 12 oz
  • 3 ea
  • 1 bunch

Instructions

  • 1:
    In a large pan over medium heat, brown bacon and remove
  • 2:
    Season Diced Beef with salt and pepper and sear in bacon fat about 8 minutes - may need to add a little oil. Do not over crowd! May need to do in 2 batches. Remove beef.
  • 3:
    Add onion and tomato paste and cook until onion starts to brown about 10 minutes. Do not burn! Add Garlic.
  • 4:
    Deglaze with Guinness and scrape up all the brown bits.
  • 5:
    Add back beef, and Chef’s Companion Brown Gravy, bring to boil, and down to simmer. Put lid on and cook on low 1 hour.
  • 6:
    Add vegetables and herbs and cook covered another 30 minutes to 1 hour until beef in fork tender.
  • 7:
    Remove bay leaf, and serve in bowl. Season To Taste and garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.