The Waitrose & Partners farm, Leckford Estate. EASY SWAPS: 4. – If you don’t want to use any alcohol, simply add an extra tin of tomatoes and a bit of water. Taste the stew and tweak the seasoning, if needed, then serve with rice or mashed potato, and some lovely veggies, or check out the topping ideas below. Customer Sales and Support Centre by free phone on 0800 1 88884 or ”. https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/beef-recipes/beef-and-ale-stew Place the beef in a large bowl and season with freshly ground black pepper. Make the day before and leave overnight in the fridge for the flavours to develop. 250ml Cooksâ Ingredients beef stock 500g Cooksâ Ingredients casserole vegetables Thank you for rating this recipe. Strip in the rosemary leaves, stir in the flour for 2 minutes, then pour in the booze and let it cook away. 2 sprigs rosemary “A good stew is delicious, comforting, nutritious, homely, nostalgic, cheap to make and can be eaten and enjoyed in so many different ways. This recipe was first published in Wed Jan 23 14:41:00 GMT 2013. Peel and slice 600g of potatoes into 1cm-thick slices and parboil in boiling, salted water for 5 minutes, then carefully drain and leave for 5 minutes to cool slightly. Put a large shallow ovenproof casserole pan on a medium heat with 2 tablespoons of oil. Add the casserole vegetables and cook for another 5-8 minutes or until slightly softened. – Rosemary and beef are good friends, bay would also work a treat, or you could chuck in some dried herbs, like oregano. HOT-POT TOPPING: Please enable targetting cookies to show this banner, Please enable functionality cookies to use this feature, 3 sticks of celery, 3 carrots, 3 onions, ½ a bunch of fresh rosemary , (15g) or 3 bay leaves, 1 heaped tablespoon plain flour, 500 ml ale , Guinness or stout, 1 x 400 g tin of plum tomatoes, 750 g quality diced stewing beef.