Flavor Hit: A slightly bitter, dark beer cuts through the richness of the stew. After simmering, the beer loses its edge and adds deep, roasted flavors that typically come from a slow braise.
Serve with Kale Mashed Potatoes: Cook 2 cups frozen mashed potatoes (such as Ore-Ida Steam n' Mash) according to package directions. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 cups sliced Lacinato kale and ¼ cup sliced green onions; sauté 1 minute. Stir in ½ cup 2% milk and ½ teaspoon pepper. Add kale to potatoes; stir to combine. CALORIES 114; FAT 3.7g (sat 2.2g); SODIUM 229mg