Guinness Beef Stew

Sue Stone


Posted for Culinary Quest - Ireland


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1 Hr
3 Hr


  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 3 lb
    beef chuck roast, cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 medium
    onions, chopped
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1-1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 bottle
    guinness stout beer (11 oz.)
  • 1 c
    beef broth, reduced sodium
  • 3
    carrots, peeled and cut into 1" chunks
  • 4 small
    turnips (3/4 lb.), peeled and cut into 1" pieces
  • 4 medium
    yukon gold potatoes (1 lb.), peeled and cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley

How to Make Guinness Beef Stew


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Heat 2 Tablespoons oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat until almost smoking. Add beef in two batches; cook about 10 minutes per batch or until browned on all sides. Remove beef to a large bowl.
  2. Add remaining 1 Tablespoon oil to Dutch oven; heat over medium heat. Add onions and celery; cook about 10 minutes or until onions are softened and translucent. Add flour, garlic, tomato paste, thyme, salt and pepper; cook and stir 1 minute. Add Guinness beer; use wooden spoon to scrape up browned bit from bottom of Dutch oven. Return beef to pan; stir in broth.
  3. Cover and bake 1 hour. Stir in carrots, turnips and potatoes; cover and bake about 1 hour 20 minutes or until beef and vegetables are tender. Stir in parsley.

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About Guinness Beef Stew

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: UK/Ireland

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