My Beef and Beer Casserole

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by Pearlesyarn

A winter warmer that is economical and reheats well. There are many recipies for beef and beer casserole, this is mine.

Top Review by Tea Jenny

Hi Tiny, what a wonderful casserole this was, total comfort food. We had this for Sunday dinner, and it went down a treat. I made it to the recipe apart from the herbs, I used dry as I couldn't get fresh, and the ale was my home brew. Also I cooked it in my slow cooker, I just adjusted the liquid content by not using the water, it was a very rich taste, a very nice balance of flavours, this was absolutely delicious thank you for a great recipe. Made for herb of the month. (Thyme)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Clean and slice the vegetables into even sized pieces.
  2. Cut the beef into bite sized pieces as you like.
  3. Heat the oil in a large cast iron or other suitable casserole pot on the hob.
  4. Dust the beef with seasoned flour, shake off excess and brown the beef in the hot oil, do this in batches, removing each batch on to a plate with a slotted spoon.
  5. When all the beef is browned and removed from the pot add the sliced vegetables to the pot along with the ale and stock cube.
  6. Add the beef and any juices from the plate into the pot and top up the pot with water so that the contents are almost covered.
  7. Chop 1 table spoon each of sage, thyme and parsley (including parsley stalks) and stir into the pot.
  8. Put the lid on the pot and put the casserole into a medium hot oven (bottom oven of the AGA) for 2 and a half to 3 hours.
  9. Checks seasonings and serve with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable.

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