Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Most of us think of “green” when we think of this lucky holiday, but today I want to focus on the Irish part of the day with some delicious Guinness beef stew!

Slow Cooker Irish Guinness Beef Stew

DOESN’T IT LOOK AMAZING??? Get the recipe below.

Slow Cooker Irish Guinness Beef Stew


  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups chopped potatoes
  • 2 cups baby carrots, halved
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 (32-ounce) container beef broth
  • 1 (11.2-ounce) bottle Guinness Beer


1. Season beef with garlic pepper and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In a large skillet brown beef in oil over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Place beef in a slow cooker. Top with potatoes, carrots, celery, thyme and remaining pepper. Pour broth and beef over the top. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 5 hours.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Slow Cooker Irish Guinness Beef Stew