Slow Cooker Irish Stew


This slow cooker Irish stew is pure comfort food for a chilly day. A little prep time is needed upfront. Don't be fooled by how much onion and garlic are used. It's honestly not too much. Cheers!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins


  • 3 russet potatoes, diced

  • 1 pound baby carrots

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or to taste

  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast, cubed

  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle stout beer, divided

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes, carrots, onion, and garlic into a slow cooker.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add beef; cook and stir until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer beef to the slow cooker with vegetables.

  3. Pour 1/4 cup beer into the same skillet and bring to a boil while scraping the browned bits of beef off of the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon. Stir in tomato paste; cook until thickened, about 5 minutes. Pour mixture into the slow cooker.

  4. Pour remaining beer, beef broth, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper into the slow cooker.

  5. Cook on Low until potatoes and carrots are easily pierced with a fork, about 8 hours, or on High for 3 to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

334 Calories
15g Fat
30g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 334
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 365mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 27mg 133%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 937mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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