Slow-cooked Irish Stew

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE

Slow-cooked Irish Stew

Serves 6 to 8. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

4 small red potatoes, cut into quarters or smaller sections

3 carrots, peeled and sliced

1 large onion, chopped

1 lb. chuck roast or beef stew meat, cut into chunks

3 celery, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 (14½-oz.) can low-sodium beef broth

1 (6-oz.) can tomato paste

1 ½ cups Guinness beer

6 tbls. flour

1. Put potatoes, carrots, onion, meat, celery, garlic, beef broth, tomato paste and beer into slow cooker.

2. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours. Remove about ½ cup liquid and mix with flour.

3. Put back into slow cooker to thicken and stir. Serve.