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Beef and Guiness® Stew

Try this fun, deeply flavourful and hearty Irish-inspired stew. Slow cooked tender beef with Knorr Rich Beef Stock Pot and Guinness®; this casserole packs a punch and is the perfect winter evening meal.
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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 500 grams beef brisket chopped cut into large chunks
  • 250 ml Guinness
  • 1 tablespoon black treacle
  • 28 grams Knorr Rich Beef Stock Pot
  • 450 ml boiling water
  • 12 soft prunes (ready to eat)
  • 75 grams unsmoked bacon lardons (or smoked)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

659kcal

Energy (kJ)

2763kJ

Protein (g)

24.4g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

25.6g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

22.8g

Sugar (g)

16.8g

Fibre (g)

2.8g

Fat (g)

49.9g

Saturated fat (g)

17.7g

Unsaturated fat (g)

27.9g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

21.2g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

6.7g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

99mg

Sodium (mg)

517mg

Salt (g)

1.29g

Vitamin A (IU)

4IU

Vitamin C (mg)

4.3mg

Calcium (mg)

29mg

Iron (mg)

2.28mg

Potassium (mg)

436mg

Total

2636kcal

11050kJ

97.6g

102.4g

91.3g

67.2g

11.2g

199.4g

70.7g

111.8g

84.9g

26.9g

0.2g

395mg

2070mg

5.18g

16IU

17.2mg

114mg

9.11mg

1744mg


  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 150°C, 130°C fan, Gas Mark 2.
  • 2 Heat half of the oil in a large heavy-based frying pan. Add the onion and garlic and cook on medium heat for 7-10 minutes, stirring constantly until onions soften but do not brown. Remove onions and garlic and place into a large casserole dish.
  • 3 Heat the remaining oil in the same frying pan. Add the beef and cook on medium high heat for 5-10 minutes until the beef browns on all sides.
  • 4 Add the beef to the casserole dish. Add the GUINNESS®, treacle, Knorr Beef Stock and the prunes. Cover and transfer to the oven to cook for 3 hours stirring halfway through.
  • 5 About 10 minutes before the beef has finished cooking, heat a frying pan until hot and dry fry the bacon, stirring often, until crispy.
  • 6 Remove the casserole dish from the oven. Garnish with the bacon and serve at once.