Slow Cooker Guinness Irish Stew | Slow Cooker Guinness Irish Stew is the perfect comfort food to celebrate St. Patrick's Day or any day with family and friends. | Pack Momma | http://www.awickedwhisk.com
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Slow Cooker Guinness Irish Stew

Slow Cooker Guinness Irish Stew | Slow Cooker Guinness Irish Stew is the perfect comfort food to celebrate St. Patrick's Day or any day with family and friends. | A Wicked Whisk | https://www.awickedwhisk.com
Servings: 10 ea
Calories: 429.1kcal
Author: Heather - A Wicked Whisk

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef brisket or any stew meat cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 tbl olive oil
  • 12 slices bacon cooked and cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium sweet onion quartered
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbl butter
  • 5 tbl flour
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 6 tbl tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 tablespoon worchestershire
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 - 3 tsp salt depending on taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 22 oz Guinness Draught
  • 4 carrots cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 parsnips cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 cups small yellow potatoes cut in half
  • Parsley for garnish and good crusty bread

Instructions

  • Start by heating a large stock pot over high heat on your stove top
  • Add in olive oil and brisket pieces, working in 2 batches. Brown all sides of beef, remove and repeat with 2nd batch. Remove and add all brisket into the bottom of a slow cooker set to Low.
  • Lower heat of stock pot to medium high and add in the bacon pieces. Cook until crisp and remove pieces with a slotted spoon to the slow cooker
  • Add in 2 tbl of butter to the bacon grease and then add in flour, whisking constantly for 1 minute and then pour in chicken stock.
  • Add in tomato paste and stirring to combine, bring to a low boil.
  • Pour in Guinness and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour into slow cooker and add salt, pepper, spices, worchestershire and vegetables
  • Cook for 8 - 9 hours on Low or 4 - 4 1/2 hours on High
  • Serve with crusty bread and parsley for garnish

Nutrition

Serving: 10ea | Calories: 429.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.9g | Protein: 33.8g | Fat: 19.2g | Saturated Fat: 6.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3g | Cholesterol: 98.3mg | Sodium: 749.3mg | Potassium: 833.38mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 4.7g | Vitamin A: 1660IU | Vitamin C: 30.2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 3.9mg