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Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew Recipe

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.
Course *Easy Entertaining Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker, recipe, beef, soup, stew, Irish, Irish stew, beef stew, instant pot, dinner
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 507kcal
Author Dani Meyer

Ingredients

  • 1 ½-2 pound 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

Instructions

  • 1. Please see Inspired Home's site (link in post) for the full recipe!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 564mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g