Beef & Guinness Stew

Recipe By Chef Juan Escamilla, Irish Eyes Restaurant & Pub

5 lbs beef round, flat, diced
1½ oz garlic
1½ oz beef base
2 oz black pepper
1 6-oz can of tomato paste
1 oz thyme
2 qt Guinness beer
1 qt water
3-4 stalks of celery, diced
1 onion, diced
2-3 carrots, diced

Other than the onion, celery and carrots, cook the ingredients for 90 minutes. Then, add the onion, celery and carrots and cook for an additional 30 minutes. Slowly add a bit of flour to thicken. Serve and enjoy!