Irish Stew


This Irish stew is super simple to make with beef and tastes delicious. I'm not saying it's traditional, but I think it's the best! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day or a Sunday supper on a cold day. It'll make your house smell delightful too!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 55 mins


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 pound beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 medium carrots, chopped

  • 2 ribs celery, chopped

  • 3 cups hot water

  • 2 ½ tablespoons dry brown gravy mix

  • 2 cubes beef bouillon

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 8 medium potatoes, cubed

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a stockpot over medium heat. Add beef and cook until browned on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in onion, carrots, and celery.

  2. Mix water, gravy mix, and bouillon together in a small bowl; pour into the stockpot. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, and oregano. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour.

  3. Stir in potatoes. Cover and simmer until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

379 Calories
7g Fat
59g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 379
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 633mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 62mg 309%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 1642mg 35%

* 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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