Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew
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This slow cooker Irish beef stew is the perfect dish for chilly nights! Guinness beer simmers down all day with beef stock, veggies and stew meat to create a delicious savory dinner. Serve with biscuits or a good Irish soda bread.
Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 ½-2 pounds stew meat (beef or venison)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 (14.9 ounce) cans Guinness beer (or any dark chocolatey stout)
  • 28 ounces beef broth
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6-7 carrots, chopped *see notes
  • 5 potatoes, chopped *see notes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons butter (if beef is extra fatty omit this)
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ cup cool water
  • Optional:
  • 4 small parsnips *see notes
  1. Please see Inspired Home's site (link in post) for the full recipe!
Recipe by The Adventure Bite at