Beer-Braised Beef Cubes

Dana Ramsey


I am a fulltime legal assistant and I use my crockpot often. This is a recipe that is easy and very good.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
6 Hr


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  • 3
    strips of bacon diced
  • 2 lb
    beef stew meat cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed peppercorns (i use the tricolor)
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    medium onion cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 can(s)
    beer or non-alcoholic beer
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
  • ·
    hot cooked noodles

How to Make Beer-Braised Beef Cubes


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over mediumheat until crisp. Remove from pan to paper towels to drain, discard drippings. Sprinkle beef with pepper and salt. In the same skillet brown the beef on all sides in the oil; drain.
  2. Transfer to a 5 quart slow cooker. Add the bacon, onion, garlic and bay leaf. In a small bowl, combine the beer, soy sauce, worcestershire sauce and thyme. Pour over beef.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 5 1/2 to 6 hours or until meat is tender.
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour and water until smooth, Gradually stir into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes longer or until thickened. Discard bay leaf.
  5. Serve beef over noodles.

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About Beer-Braised Beef Cubes

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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