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A bowl of beef stew with meat, carrots, and potatoes on a wooden table.
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Guinness Irish Stew

This Guinness Irish Stew is hearty, full of protein and is a crock pot recipe! Perfectly rich, cozy and delicious this stew is perfect for these cold winter months!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Irish
Servings: 6
Calories: 401kcal
Author: Amanda Mason


  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 lbs beef stew meat
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • cup tomato paste
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 bottle Guinness Draught
  • ½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 leaves bay
  • 3 large carrots sliced (I used rainbow carrots)
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 5 inch baby yellow potatoes cut into 1 cubes
  • 1 in large parsnip cut ¾-inch pieces


  • Heat 2 Tablespoons oil over medium-high heat in a large saute pan. Season the beef with salt and pepper.
  • Add beef in batches to pan and brown on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining beef.
  • Place beef and all of the remaining ingredients into a slow cooker. Stir to incorporate all ingredients and ensure that the meat and vegetables are covered with the broth.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove Bay leaves and serve.


Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 734mg | Potassium: 975mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 6mg