Irish Beef Stew with Guinness® Beer

Irish Beef Stew with Guinness® Beer


"St. Paddy's Day done right: Meat, potatoes, and Ireland's best beer. I tossed some parsley on it at the end b/c I happened to have some. Not necessary."


2 h 30 m servings 443 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 443 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 25.3 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 23.5 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 363 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the beef, beer, sliced potatoes, and quartered potatoes. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the beef is tender, about 2 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Great recipe. I made a few modifications: I recommend making sure you use stout, since the tab thing in the draft can change the soup a bit. Also, since the beer can leave a bit of a bitter afte...

If you are using Guinness or any other beer it is not gluten free, because beer is made with barley, a grain that contains gluten. I made this using gluten free Redbridge beer (made with surghum...

Made the way te recipe is written using carrots and potatoes - yields a very tasty beef stew which I thicken with a little flour and water, if needed.

I made this recepie for St. Patty's party I hosted. It came out quite well. I did change it up a bit because I did not have all the ingredients. I used two potatoes and 2 sweet potatoes and adde...

I've made this twice before, and am embarking on my third pot! I adore it! The first two times, I've followed the recipe exactly. This time, I've add a bit more meat and potatoes and some carrot...

This stew was bitter, thin like soup.

To me the stout did make it quite bitter. I made my stew in a slow-cooker. My husband likes just about anything and he did not care for this. Sadly, I will not be making this again. At least not...


This came out great.