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Beef and Guinness stew

Gordon Ramsay's Beef and Guinness Stew

Gordon Ramsay's beef and Guinness stew is made with beef, bacon, vegetables, herbs, tomatoes, and Guinness beer. These ingredients are stewed for a long time to make a thick stew with tender beef.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 50 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins
Course Chef's Delight
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4
Calories 424.5 kcal


  • Large Pot


  • 2 ½ lbs. Beef Chuck (cut into 2-inch pieces)
  • 4 strips Bacon (sliced into small pieces)
  • 2 Onions (chopped)
  • 3 Carrots (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 2 ribs Celery (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 4 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 4 sprigs Thyme
  • 1 14-oz. can Guinness Beer
  • ¼ cup Tomato Paste
  • 2 ½ cups Chicken Stock
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon each Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Season the beef with salt and pepper and cook it until brown. Also, add the bacon pieces and cook them as well.
  • Then, add carrots, onions, celery, garlic, thyme, and bay leaves to it and cook them until tender
  • Add the Guinness beer after that to deglaze and scrape. Then, add the tomato puree and the chicken stock to the pot and stir for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Also, add salt, pepper, and sugar to it and stir.
  • Then, cover the pot with a lid. Simmer and cook it for about 2 hours until the beef is tender.
  • After that, remove the lid and raise the heat to medium-high. Reduce the stew until thick or to preferred consistency.
  • Your beef and Guinness stew is ready. Serve it with rice and mashed potatoes.



Calories: 424.5kcalCarbohydrates: 39.6gProtein: 33.6gFat: 13.4gSaturated Fat: 6.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.7gMonounsaturated Fat: 4.5gCholesterol: 99.5mgSodium: 443.7mgPotassium: 1531mgFiber: 6.1gSugar: 5.7g
Keyword Gordon Ramsay, Gordon Ramsay's Beef and Guinness Stew
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