Beer Beef Stew II


Traditional beef stew with a twist of beer, chili sauce, and brown sugar.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 30 mins
12 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 3 ½ pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 large potatoes, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped carrots

  • ¾ cup chopped celery

  • ¾ cup chopped onion

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme

  • 1 cup chili sauce

  • 1 cup beer

  • ¼ cup brown sugar


  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the beef stew meat and flour in a large resealable plastic bag, and shake to coat. Transfer coated meat to the skillet, and cook about 1 minute, until browned.

  2. Mix the potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, and garlic in a slow cooker. Place browned beef over the vegetables, and season with basil and thyme.

  3. In a bowl, mix the chili sauce, beer, and brown sugar, and pour over meat in the slow cooker.

  4. Cover slow cooker, and cook 8 hours on Low or 2 hours on High.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

421 Calories
21g Fat
32g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 421
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 376mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 18mg 89%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 711mg 15%

* 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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