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Slow Cooker, Irish Beef Stew with Guinness Recipe
by Char's Kitchen

Slow Cooker, Irish Beef Stew with Guinness

I pulled this together from a few recipes I found. Tried to keep it on the lighter side, and not make too large of a batch.

Rating: 4/5
Avg. 4/5 1 vote
Prep time: Ireland Irish
Cook time: Servings: 8

Goes Well With: bread

Wine and Drink Pairings: guinness


  • 2 pounds red potatoes, quartered
  • 4 carrots, cut into chunks
  • 2 celery stalks, cut into chunks
  • ½ bunch bok choi, or cabbage cut into chunks
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 pounds cubed stew meat
  • flour, salt and pepper for dredging
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onions, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 medium tomatoes finely chopped
  • 8 ounces of tomato sauce
  • 8 ounces French Onion Soup
  • 1 can low sodium beef broth (15 3/4 ounce)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces Guinness Stout


  1. Place potato, carrot and celery chunks in the bottom of a slow cooker. Top with the bay leaves.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season about 1/4 cup of flour with salt and pepper. Dredge beef in the flour. Brown in the skillet in batches, adding more oil if necessary.
  3. Remove beef, set aside.
  4. Add onion, garlic and tomatoes in the same pan and sauté for a minute. Add some of beef broth to deglaze the pan. Scrape all the bits from the bottom of the pan.
  5. Add the meat to the vegetables in slow cooker. Mix together remaining beef broth, tomato sauce, onion soup and seasonings. Pour on top of meat and veggies. Add Guinness.
  6. Cook 8 hours on low.