Guinness Beef Stew

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(Last Updated On: March 18, 2019)

Guinness Beef Stew: Tender beef in a savory broth topped with a crunchy cheesy baguette. This comfort food even has a crock pot option!



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This is the ultimate beef and Guinness Stew recipe.




guiness and beef stew


This stew has tender beef, caramelized onions, potatoes, and cabbage making it filling enough for a meal.


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I like eating my stew with big slices of crusty bread. I took that one step further and made a cheesy crunchy baguette crouton. It is supposed to be made with Irish cheddar but I couldn’t find it at my small town grocery store so I just used mozzarella. (Shhh Don’t tell!)

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Guinness Beef Stew

I like making this on lazy days on the stove top but it also works great in the crockpot. Just precook your beef/veggies and then dump the whole thing into the Crockpot.


Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Beef Stew: Tender beef in a savory broth topped with a crunchy cheesy baguette. This comfort food even has a crock pot option!
Course Stew
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Chunky
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 350kcal
Author Krystle
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For the Beef and Guinness Stew

  • 1 ½ Pounds Beef Stew Meat Cut Into Bite Size Pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 2 Sweet Onions Sliced
  • 1 Bottle Guinness Draught
  • ¾ Teaspoon Herbs de Provence
  • ¼ Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 3 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 2 Large Potatoes Peeled and Diced
  • ½ Head Cabbage Shredded
  • 4 Cups Low Sodium Beef Stock
  • 1 Tablespoon Parsley Roughly Chopped

For the Garlic Bread Croutons

  • 1 Whole French Baguette Sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter Melted
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • ½ Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese


For the Beef Stew

  • In a large bowl, combine beef with flour. Season generously with salt and black pepper. Toss until well coated.
  • In a large stock pot heat a few tablespoons of canola oil over medium high heat. Cook beef a few minutes on each side until browned.
  • Set aside,
  • In the same pot, add another tablespoon of oil. Cook onions for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Pour in Guinness. Reduce for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Add in onion/garlic powder, herbs de Provence, and garlic. Stir until incorporated.
  • Add in beef, potatoes, and cabbage. Stir until just combined.
  • Pour in beef stock.
  • Simmer with a lid slightly askew for around 1 1/2 hours.
  • You could also pour everything into the crockpot for 3-4 hours on high or 7-8 hours on low.

For The Garlic Crouton

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Brush baguette with butter and season with salt. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until crusty.
  • Rub with garlic clove and sprinkle with cheese. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until melted.
  • Top stew with garlic toast crouton and fresh parsley if desired.


Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 503mg | Potassium: 1248mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 42.6mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 6.1mg
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Beef and Guinness Stew recipe adapted via The Cozy Apron


Beef and Guinness Stew Shopping Tips: 

  1. When buying beef stew meat look for marbling (ie. fat). This will melt as it cooks making your beef super tender.


Beef and Guinness Stew

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