Beef Stew With Guinness is true Irish pub comfort food. Tender pieces of beef are surrounded by sweet carrots, potatoes and onions in a savory, rich and flavorful gravy.
Beef Stew With Guinness
Just because it’s Saint Patrick’s Day doesn’t mean you have to eat corned beef for dinner. You can be just as Irish when you dine on our easy to make Beef Stew With Guinness and I promise this Irish girl won’t even tattle on you!
Simply brown the beef, saute the veggies and then just sit back and let it all simmer together, with Guinness, on your stove top. You’ll be kicking up your Irish with every bite!
A flavorful gravy forms as the stew simmers. I love serving this Irish beef stew recipe with mashed potatoes (so Irish!) or over noodles and let the gravy infuse every nook and cranny. Oh yes, now we’re talking true Irish pub comfort food folks!
So have I convinced you to pass on corned beef this Saint Patrick's Day yet?
Remember, our easy recipe for beef stew is bursting with tender pieces of beef surrounded by sweet carrots, potatoes and onions in a savory, rich and flavorful gravy.
Our Irish Beef Stew With Guinness stout will warm you up on a chilly evening and be a hit on your Saint Patrick’s Day table too!
Sometimes you just need that big bowl of comfort food to celebrate the Irish in you!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Replace 1 cup carrots with 1 cup parsnips for an added flavor
- Make with sweet potatoes
- Make with half golden potatoes and half sweet potatoes
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- boneless beef chuck – cooks into tender flavorful pieces
- flour – thickens the gravy
- kosher salt
- dried thyme – added seasoning
- onions – lends savory notes
- carrots- adds a sweetness
- small golden potatoes - filled with buttery notes
- garlic – for a savory flavor
- Guinness stout beer – adds a depth of flavor to the sauce and brings out the richness of the beef and vegetables
- tomato paste – adds flavor and body to the gravy
- beef broth -the base of the gravy
- parsley – for bright fresh notes
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- 2 lbs. boneless beef chuck ,cut in 1-inch pieces
- 1/3 cup flour
- 1 ½ tsp. kosher salt
- 1 tsp. dried thyme
- ½ tsp. pepper
- 3 Tbs. oil ,divided
- 2 onions ,chopped, 2 cups
- 1 lb. carrots ,peeled and cut in 1-inch pieces, about 3 cups
- 1 lb. small golden potatoes ,halved, about 3 cups
- 2 large cloves garlic ,minced
- 1 bottle (12 ounces) Guinness stout beer or beef broth
- ¼ cup tomato paste
- 2 cups beef broth
- ¼ cup chopped parsley
Combine flour, kosher salt, thyme and pepper in a bowl. Add beef and toss until evenly coated.
In large pot heat 2 Tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef, in batches, until browned; set aside.
To same pot add remaining 1 Tablespoon oil, onions, carrots, potatoes and garlic and cook until just tender-crisp, about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add beer and tomato paste and bring to a boil, scraping up the brown bits from bottom of pot.
Return beef to pot and stir in beef broth.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until beef is very tender, about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Makes about 10 cups/ 8 servings.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe TIps
- Substitute 1 cup parsnips for 1 cup carrots
- Make with sweet potatoes