Slow Cooker Guinness Beef Stew

What Is Guinness Beef Stew?

This easy recipe is made with tender beef chunks, carrots, potatoes and celery all combined with a rich Guinness beer-infused sauce!

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need bacon, beef chuck, and a few other ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

Cook the Bacon

In a skillet, cook the bacon to your desired doneness. Then remove it from the skillet

Sear the Beef

Sear the beef in the bacon fat, just until browned on the exterior.

Add To Slow Cooker

Add the beef, onion, garlic, carrots, celery, potatoes, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, thyme, and bay leaf to the slow cooker.

Make the Broth

Whisk the beef broth and tomato paste together and pour it into slower cooker, along with the beer and chocolate.


Turn the slow cooker to low and cook for 8 hours. Once it's done, whisk flour in and stir until thickened.


Season with salt and pepper to taste and dig in!

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