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Slow Cooker Recipe for Irish Beef Stew with Guinness

Slow Cooker Recipe for Irish Beef Stew

Want to make something besides corned beef and cabbage this St Patrick’s Day? Your family will really enjoy this recipe for Irish Beef Stew and I love that it comes together easily in the slow cooker.

If you really want to bump of the awesomeness level of this recipe, serve it over mashed potatoes. We originally tried stew over mashed potatoes in a little Irish pub years ago, and I have been serving it to my family this way ever since. It’s an amazing combination and the ultimate comfort food!

If you are looking for a delicious Irish themed meal, this Recipe for Irish Beef Stew will be a hit!

Recipe for Irish Beef Stew

Irish Beef Stew Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/2 pounds extra lean stew beef
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons canola or olive oil
  • 4-5 medium Yukon gold potatoes – peeled/diced
  • 1 1/2 cups baby carrots – peeled and diced
  • 1 large yellow onion – chopped
  • 2 garlic gloves – minced
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 11.2 oz bottle Guiness extra stout
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1/2 Tablespoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parsley, to garnish

DIRECTIONS:

Seasoned Beef

Add the beef, salt, pepper and flour to a large mixing bowl. Toss well to coat the beef.

Browned Beef

In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and add the flour-coated beef. Brown on all sides. Set aside.

Vegetables for Beef Stew

Turn the crockpot on and spray with a non stick coating spray. Add the potatoes, carrots, onions and bay leaf.

Beef Stew

Place the browned beef, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and thyme on top of the vegetables. Pour the beef broth and Guinness into the crockpot and stir to combine.

Beef Stew

Cover and cook for 3-4 hours on high or 10-12 hours on low. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Irish Beef Stew

Serve the Guinness Irish beef stew recipe in a bowl or as I mentioned above, on top of mashed potatoes. I like to serve it to my family in huge mugs, putting the mashed potatoes on the bottom and then adding in the stew. A perfect way to enjoy this yummy stew!

Garnish with parsley, if desired.

ENJOY!

Homemade Beef Stew Recipe made with Guinness beer

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If you are looking for a delicious Irish themed meal, this Recipe for Irish Beef Stew will be a hit!

Slow Cooker Recipe for Irish Beef Stew with Guinness

So delicious and perfect for St. Patrick's Day is this slow cooker recipe for Irish Beef Stew, made with Guinness. Make a homemade Irish Stew with a traditional flavor and you'll have the luck of the Irish all year long!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds extra lean stew beef
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons canola or olive oil
  • 4-5 medium Yukon gold potatoes - peeled/diced
  • 1 1/2 cups baby carrots - peeled and diced
  • 1 large yellow onion - chopped
  • 2 garlic gloves - minced
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 11.2 oz bottle Guiness extra stout
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1/2 Tablespoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parsley, to garnish

Instructions


    1. Add the beef, salt, pepper and flour to a large mixing bowl. Toss well to coat the beef.

    2. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and add the flour-coated beef. Brown on all sides. Set aside.

    3. Turn the crockpot on and spray with a non stick coating spray. Add the potatoes, carrots, onions and bay leaf.

    4. Place the browned beef, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and thyme on top of the vegetables.

    5. Pour the beef broth and Guinness into the crockpot and stir to combine.

    6. Cover and cook for 3-4 hours on high or 10-12 hours on low. Add salt and pepper to taste.

    7. Serve the Guinness Irish beef stew in a bowl or on top of mashed potatoes. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 352Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 860mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 33g

*just an estimate

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