Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This is not a tomato based stew. It has a bottle of beer in it! It's good. I got this from a low sodium e-mail, Low Sodium Cooking. I adjusted it just a bit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and add the beef stew cubes and brown on all sides.
  2. Add the flour to the beef stew cubes and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add the meat to the crockpot along with all the other ingredients, EXCEPT the cornstarch and water.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  5. Finally, combine the cornstarch and water.
  6. in a bowl and stir into the stew. Turn to high, cover the slow cooker and allow the stew to cook an additional 30 minutes, until thickened slightly.


Most Helpful

I made this for MIH Tag game. I used an extra lean cut of meat and cubed it myself. I browned the meat in a very hot skillet sprayed lightly with oil (maybe about 1/2 t oil) otherwise I fixed as suggested. I will next time wait until about half done before adding the potatoes. The potatoes were a bit mushy.

Nyteglori February 22, 2008

Great Irish stew! I don't prefer stouts, so I made this a Belgian-style ale. Delicious - great soul-warming comfort food for the winter months. Thanks for posting!

Stephanie Z. November 04, 2008

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