Irish Beef Stew

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Mims Squims

A classic Irish comfort food

Top Review by darkempress2003

It really is a good recipe, but the beer is something you can definitely live without. It smelled like a frozen Lean Cuisine meal, but the taste was very good if you could get paste the bitterness of the beer. I'd definitely try the recipe again, sans the Guinness.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop meat & vegetables: peel & chop potatoes into 1/2" pieces; dice carrots to 1/4" thick, trim visible fat from steaks & cut into 1" cubes; dice onion; chop celery.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in large pot over medium heat.
  3. Dredge steak cubes in flour and saute 5 minutes until brown on all sides. Add garlic and saute 1 minute.
  4. Add beef stock, beer, tomato paste, honey, Worcestershire, herbs and spices. Stir to combine.
  5. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, then cover and simmer 20 minutes while preparing vegetables.
  6. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in another large pot over medium heat. Add potatoes, onion, celery, and carrots. Saute 20 minutes until golden.
  7. Add vegetables to beef stew. Simmer uncovered until vegetables and beef are very tender, about 40 minutes.
  8. Remove bay leaves before serving.

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