Beef and Guinness stew with cheddar dumplings

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Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: irish
Servings: 5
Calories: 863kcal

Ingredients

The stew

  • 2 lb stewing beef cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 large garlic clove crushed
  • 3 stalk celery chopped 1"
  • 4 oz mushroom chopped
  • 4 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp thyme fresh
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 can guinness
  • 3.5 cups beef broth
  • 1.5 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp prepared mustard
  • salt and pepper

The Dumplings

  • 2.5 cups flour
  • 3.5 tsp baking powder
  • .75 cup butter cold, grated
  • 3 oz cheddar cheese grated
  • .25 tsp nutmeg
  • .5 cup milk maybe more, I used 1%
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

The Stew

  • Toss the beef in the flour until fully coated
  • Add olive oil to a large soup pot, enough to coat the bottom
  • Brown the beef in the pot at medium high. Do it in 2 batches so things aren't crowded. You want that deep brown crust, about 5 mins per batch. removing to a separate bowl with a slatted spoon
  • Turn heat to medium, add the onions and celery to the pot, stir to coat in meat juices, add salt and saute til fragrant, 3-5 minutes
  • Add the tomato paste, garlic and herbs and continue to saute another 3 minutes
  • Add the beer, mustard, Worcestershire, and beef broth and scrape up the fond, bring to a strong simmer at medium high heat
  • Return the beef to the pot, stirring to combine. Turn the heat to low, cover almost fully and simmer for an hour, stirring occasionally

The Dumplings

  • mix together dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  • fold in the butter and cheese until crumbly
  • Mix in milk until you are able to form balls of dough in a closed fist, add more milk as needed
  • weigh out about 42 grams of dough and form into a golf ball sized ball, repeat to make all dumplings
  • refrigerate at least 30 minutes
  • Add dumplings to pot, pressing down as needed to ensure all are submerged. Cover and simmer another 30 minutes

Nutrition

Calories: 863kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 1182mg | Potassium: 1371mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1246IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 363mg | Iron: 8mg
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