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Beef in Beer served with vegetables and mashed potato.
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Beef in Beer

Beef in Beer is a delicious combination of beef, beer, mushrooms and red onions in a meaty, herby, tomato infused gravy which is perfect for mopping up with mashed potato.
Course Main
Cuisine British
Keyword Beef, crockpot, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Camilla Hawkins

Ingredients

  • 25 g / 1oz Butter
  • 900 g / 2lb Stewing steak trimmed & cubed
  • 3 Red onions medium chopped into 6 wedges each
  • 2 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 150 g Button mushrooms
  • 50 g / 2oz Plain flour
  • 375 ml Beef stock
  • 375 ml Brown ale
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Bouquet garni sachet
  • 2 tbsp Tomato puree
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a large deep non-stick pan.
  • Fry the steak in batches for 3 – 4 minutes, putting the cooked meat in the crock pot to wait.
  • Once all the meat is cooked add it back to the pan along with the the onion, garlic and mushrooms and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  • Then add the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the stock, ale, tomato paste, bouquet garni, bay leaves and seasoning.
  • Transfer to slow cooker and cook for 6 – 8 hrs on high or 8 – 10 hrs on low.
  • Serve with mash to mop up the gravy and your favourite veggies!