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Irish Beef Stew with Guinness

Irish Beef Stew Guinness Beer Recipe - OBee Credit Union in Olympia Wa


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 lb. beef chuck stew meat, cubed into 1" pieces
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into rounds
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 (16-oz.) bottle Guinness
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • Freshly chopped parsley, for serving


  1. In a large Dutch oven over medium heat, heat 2 tablespoons oil.
  2. Season beef with salt and pepper, then add to pot and cook on all sides until seared, 10 minutes, working in batches if necessary.
  3. Transfer beef to a plate.
  4. In same pot, add remaining tablespoon oil and cook onion, carrots, and celery until soft, 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute.
  6. Add beef back to Dutch oven, then add potatoes, broth, beer, and thyme.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Cover and let simmer until beef and potatoes are tender, 30 minutes.
  10. Garnish with parsley before serving.

Thanks to our friends at Delish for this St Patrick's Day recipe. 

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