Prep Time Menu_clock 90 minutes
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Menu for Day 1
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Green Salad
Irish Beef Stew
Whole grain bread from the bakery

Nutritional Information (per serving of the meal):
Calories: 528
Carbohydrates: 52g
Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Protein: 45g
Sodium: 901mg
% Calories from Fat: 19%
% Calories from Saturated Fat: 5%

PREP NOTES: These tips help you get dinner on the table in 30 minutes.
  • Season the beef, dredge it in flour and begin searing it in a heavy soup pot.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, from the onions to the beer.
  • Add the Worchestershire sauce, the tomatoes and their juices and the beef broth and bring to a boil.
  • Cook until the meat is tender, about an hour.
  • Add the carrots and potatoes and cook until the vegetables are completely tender, about 15 minutes more. Add the peas and cook until warmed through.
  • Adjust the seasonings and serve in a large tureen. Serve the crusty bread and salad on the side.
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4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces : (Irish Beef Stew)
4 cloves garlic, minced : (Irish Beef Stew)
4 cups mesclun, (green salad mix), about 4 handfuls : (Green Salad)
1 large yellow onion, diced : (Irish Beef Stew)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley : (Irish Beef Stew)
1 cup frozen peas : (Irish Beef Stew)
2 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces : (Irish Beef Stew)
2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots : (Green Salad)
2 cups diced, canned tomatoes, with their juices : (Irish Beef Stew)
meat, poultry & seafood
3 pounds beef stew meat, (top round) cut into 2-inch cubes : (Irish Beef Stew)
canned & dried goods
4 cups low-sodium beef broth : (Irish Beef Stew)
bread & bakery
1 loaf French bread slices : (Whole grain bread from the bakery)
spices & seasonings
1 bay leaf : (Irish Beef Stew)
freshly ground black pepper : (Green Salad)
freshly ground black pepper : (Irish Beef Stew)
2 sprigs thyme : (Irish Beef Stew)
12 ounces beer, ale or lager : (Irish Beef Stew)
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce : (Irish Beef Stew)
flour, for dredging : (Irish Beef Stew)
2 tablespoons olive oil : (Irish Beef Stew)
1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar, (seasoned variety) : (Green Salad)
salt, to taste : (Irish Beef Stew)
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