Ensure® TwoCal Recipe

Beef & Guinness Stew

Serves 5


Approximate nutrient content per serving(453g)

Energy 466kcal
Protein: 56g
Carbohydrate: 16.4g
Fat: 18.7g
Fibre: 1.2g


  • 1 pack of Ensure® TwoCal neutral (200ml)
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • Beef, cubed (800g)
  • Butter (25g)
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • Guinness (250ml)
  • 1 beef stock cube dissolved in 250ml of boiling water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Fresh thyme


  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C / 325°F / Gas Mark 3
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, add flour, pinch of salt and pepper
  3. Coat the beef in the flour mixture
  4. In a large frying pan, melt the butter and oil over a medium heat
  5. Shake off the excess flour from the beef and add to the frying pan, cook until the beef is browned
  6. Remove the beef from the frying pan and place in an oven proof dish
  7. Add onion, garlic, chopped carrot and celery to the frying pan. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  8. Transfer the vegetables to an oven proof dish
  9. Add Guinness, beef stock, salt and pepper, bay leaf and thyme
  10. Cover and bake in the oven for 1½-2 hours or until the meat is cooked (stir occasionally adding extra boiling water if more juice is required)
  11. Remove from the oven and stir through Ensure® TwoCal
  12. Serve immediately

Serving suggestions:

  • Serve with potatoes or fresh, crusty white bread
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