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Guinness Beef Stew - A Perfect Recipe For St Patrick's Day
The Best Tasting Guinness Beef Stew
If you're looking for a tasty Irish Guinness Beef Stew, which would be perfect for a St Patrick's Day menu, then this is the recipe for you!
This Guinness Beef Stew is really delicious it just melts in the mouth. Make the guinness beef stew in a slow cooker or crock pot for a sumptuous but simple heart warming meal. The stew is cooked long and slow making the beef mouth-wateringly tender.
Guinness Beef stew is great served with Creamy Colcannon and of course, a glass of Guinness!
Cook Time In A Slow Cooker or Crock Pot
- 800g Beef brisket, braising steak or stewing steak, cut into 2cm cubes
- 3 tbs Olive oil
- 10 Baby onions or shallots, peeled
- 3 cloves Garlic, roughly chopped
- 2 Carrots, sliced into about 1cm thick circles
- 200g Button Mushrooms, whole
- 2 tbs Flour
- 300ml Beef stock
- 300ml Guinness
- A few sprigs Fresh thyme
- Salt & Pepper, to season
- Preheat your slow cooker on high.
- Heat the oil in a large pan and sear the beef in batches. Remove the beef from the pan and set aside.
- Now add the onions, carrots, garlic and mushrooms to the pan and sauté for about 5 minutes. Return the beef to the pan, sprinkle in the flour and cook whilst stirring for 4 minutes.
- Turn the heat right down and gradually pour in the Guinness and beef stock whilst continuing to stir.
- Bring to the boil then transfer to your slow cooker, add the thyme sprigs and clamp on the lid. Turn the heat to low and cook for 6-7 hours. Adjust seasoning as required.
If you are cooking the Guinness Beef Stew for a larger family, or simply want bigger portions, just double the amount of ingredients.
The Best Tasting Guinness Beef Stew Is Easy To Make Using Your Slow Cooker
This Hamilton Beach 6 quart slow cooker is an ideal family sized crockpot for cooking stews and casseroles.
I especially like it's clip tight lid, which means that if you have to transport you stew for any reason you can do so without spillages.
All in all it's a great slow cooker with lots of features.
Guinness was first brewed at the St James's Gate Brewery in Dublin. Brewing began in 1759 and the first Guinness beers to use the word stout were brewed in the 1840s
You can visit the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland's no.1 visitor attraction, 7days a week.
See the Video below for their take on how to make Guinness Beef Stew.
Guinness Beef Stew From The Guinness Storehouse
The Guinness fan who loves cooking will appreciate this stylish Guinness apron in the shape of a pint of Guinness.
It would also make a perfect gift for the St Patricks Day cook to protect their clothes when making the Guinness Beef Stew and other great Irish recipes!
Guinness Beef Stew Recipes From Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs
- Beef, guinness and mushroom stew: Sophie Grigson
On a cold winter night try Sophie Grigson's warming winter stew, slow-cooked tender beef in a rich Guinness gravy.