Beef And Guinness Stew Recipe

Beef And Guinness Stew Recipe

How To Make Beef And Guinness Stew

Juicy chunks of beef are stewed in a Guinness-flavored gravy to make this hearty beef and Guinness stew. This recipe promises a bowlful of flavors.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 25 minutes



  • 3lbsbeef chuck roastboneless, trimmed and cut into thick 1½-inch pieces
  • Salt and pepperto season
  • 4tbspolive oilplus more if needed
  • 2mediumbrown onionschopped
  • 1tbspgarlicminced
  • 3largecarrotspeeled and chopped into thick slices
  • 2celery stalkschopped into thick pieces
  • 4largepotatoesquartered
  • ¼cupplain flour
  • cupsGuinness Beer
  • 3tbsptomato paste
  • 1tbspbrown sugaroptional
  • 4cupsbeef brothor beef stock
  • tspdried thyme
  • salt and pepperextra to season
  • 2tbspfresh parsleychopped


  1. Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and preheat oven to 325 degrees F or 160 degrees C.

  2. Season beef generously with salt and pepper.

  3. Heat oil in a dutch oven or a heavy-based, oven-proof pot over medium-high heat.

  4. Sear beef in batches of three or four until browned all over. Transfer to a warm plate.

  5. Add onion and garlic to the pan juices; sauté until soft and transparent.

  6. Add the carrots, celery, and potatoes, and cook for a further 2 minutes.

  7. Stir the flour into the vegetables in the pan, coating them evenly.

  8. Cook, stirring occasionally, for a further 2 minutes.

  9. Pour in the Guinness; mix well to dissolve flour, then add the tomato paste, brown sugar, broth and thyme, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon.

  10. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

  11. Add the beef back into the pot along with any juices released.

  12. Partially cover the pot, transfer to the oven, and bake for 2½ to 3 hours. Stir stew twice through cooking.

  13. Carefully remove from the oven, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

  14. Garnish with parsley and serve with mashed potatoes.


  • Calories: 521.37kcal
  • Fat: 16.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.73g
  • Trans Fat: 0.42g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.90g
  • Fiber: 6.83g
  • Sugar: 6.55g
  • Protein: 44.08g
  • Cholesterol: 108.86mg
  • Sodium: 1412.17mg
  • Calcium: 100.34mg
  • Potassium: 1974.79mg
  • Iron: 7.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 242.65µg
  • Vitamin C: 43.29mg
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