Recipes and Cooking Mustard-Herb Beef Stew 4.2 (39) 2 Reviews Basic meat and potatoes get bold flavor after simmering in this heady combination of dark beer, onions, thyme, and parsley. This hearty stew is a perfect winter recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ⅓ cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley 1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed 1 ½ pound boneless beef chuck, cut in 1-to 1-1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 8-10 ounce cipolini onions, peeled, or 1 medium onion, peeled and cut in wedges 4 carrots, peeled, cut in 1-inch pieces 1 8 ounce package cremini mushrooms, halved if large 8 tiny Yukon Gold potatoes, halved 3 tablespoon tomato paste 2 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 1 14 ounce can beef broth 1 12 ounce bottle dark porter beer or non-alcholic beer 1 bay leaf Crusty bread slices Directions In large bowl combine flour, parsley, thyme, 1 teaspoon pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add beef, a few pieces at a time; stir to coat. Reserve leftover flour mixture. In 6-quart Dutch oven heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown beef. Stir in onions, carrots, mushrooms, and potatoes. Cook and stir 3 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, mustard, and remaining flour mixture. Add broth, beer, and bay leaf. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 to 1-1/4 hours until beef is tender. Remove and discard bay leaf. Serve with crusty bread. Makes 6 (1-1/2-cup) servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 426 Calories 11g Fat 43g Carbs 33g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 426 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 50mg 17% Sodium 880mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 43g 16% Total Sugars 6g Protein 33g Vitamin C 18.9mg 95% Calcium 90.9mg 7% Iron 4.7mg 26% Potassium 1123mg 24% Folate, total 121mcg Vitamin B-12 2.2mcg Vitamin B-6 1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.