Ironhorse Stew with Soda bread

This will be the best comfort food you ever make! We recommend our Ironhorse for this recipe… Enjoy!

For the stew you will need

  1. 2 lbs. Beef ribs cut into 3-inch pieces
  2. Flour to dredge ribs
  3. 1 can tomato paste
  4. 2 onions
  5. 3-4 carrots
  6. 3-4 ribs of celery
  7. Garlic to taste
  8. Salt and Pepper
  9. Cayenne
  10. 2-3 cans of Ironhorse

Cooking the Stew

  1. Have the butcher cut the ribs.
  2. Season the flour with salt and pepper, dredge the ribs and brown in a large dutch oven or pot.
  3. When all of the ribs have been browned, remove them and set them aside. Then deglaze the pan using the Ironhorse.
  4. Roughly chop the vegetables and add to the pot, cooking until they are soft.
  5. Add garlic, cayenne and tomato paste.
  6. Return the ribs to the pot, add rest of the Ironhorse.
  7. Simmer for at least two hours then check the meat, which should be falling from the bones.
  8. When your ready, Ladle into bowls and serve with lots of buttered soda bread.

For the soda bread you will need…

  1. 1 cup all purpose flour
  2. 1 cup whole wheat flour
  3. ¼ cup of brown sugar
  4. 1 tspn baking powder
  5. 1 tspn baking soda
  6. ½ tspn salt
  7. ¾ cup of buttermilk
  8. 1 egg
  9. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
  10. ½ tspn. dried basil, rosemary, thyme, oregano etc. to taste

*This is a basic recipe — you can add raisins, for instance, or nuts.

Baking the Soda Bread

  1. Combine flours and dry ingredients in one bowl, combine buttermilk, eggs and butter in another.
  2. Add wet to dry ingredients and mix.
  3. Turn onto lightly floured surface and knead gently until dough comes together, about five times.
  4. Place on greased 8 inch cake pan, slash top with an X about a half-inch deep, bake in pre-heated 375ºF over for 30 to 40 minutes until brown and crusty.

Serve a generous amount of the stew with a large slice of the soda bread, guaranteed satisfaction.

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