Irish Beef and Guinness Stew with Dumplings


June 24, 2018

Irish Beef and Guinness Stew with Dumplings 0 0 5 0

A delicious stew that sticks to your sides! The whole family will love it. Miss 2's favourite part was the dumplings but the hidden juicy fluffy whole potatoes really make it! Yum

  • Prep: 10 hrs 20 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • 10 hrs 20 mins

    6 hrs

    16 hrs 20 mins

  • Yields: 6-8 bowls



500gm chuck steak/gravy beef sliced

1 soup pack from woolies (3carrots, 1 potato, 1turnip, 1onion, 1parnsip, 3 celery sticks) sliced into chunks

6 whole baby potatoes pierced with fork

1tbs garlic

2tbs pearl barley

2cups beef stock

1cup chicken stock

1cup Guinness stout

1/2 TBS rosemary

1/2 TBS thyme

1-2 bay leaves

Salt and pepper

1tub tomato paste

2tbs cornflour and 2tbs water for thickening


1cup SR flour

2tbs butter room temp

50ml water

50ml milk




2Brown onion, garlic and meat (optional)

3Add chopped veggies and pearl barley

4Add liquids

5Add whole baby potatoes (push down under liquid)

6Add salt and pepper, rosemary and thyme.

7Cook on low for 4.5 hrs then add dumplings and cook for a further 1.5 hrs on low


1rub together sifted SR flour and butter until it resembles crumbs

2Make a well and add water and milk and mix together (should be fairly sticky)

3divide mixture into golf balls sized amounts and drop into stew evenly spaced apart

4Put a teatowel under the lid and cook for 1.5hrs on low

Submitted by Shannen Edge


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