Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew

Time & Servings
4 servings
7 hours 10 minutes ready time =
10 minutes preparation +
7 hours cooking
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 lbs. (750 g) beef stew meat, cut into cubes
    Puritan Beef Stew ~ 410 g
    $2.54 • Ea
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  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) all-purpose flour
    Arz Mesghal Floured Rice Pudding ~ 200 g
    $3.65 • Ea
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  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) vegetable oil
    Unico Vegetable Oil ~ 3 l
    $8.15 • Ea
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  • 1 cup (250 mL) pearl onions, peeled
    Pearl Onion ~ 8.82 oz
    $2.68 • Ea
  • 4 medium all-purpose potatoes, cut into quarters
    Sweet Potatoes Jamaican 1EA
    $3.45 • Ea
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  • 4 medium carrots, cut into 5 cm chunks
    Carrot Bunch 1EA
    $2.68 • Ea
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  • 2 cups Knorr® Beef Broth
    Knorr Bovril Bouillon Sachets Beef (16PK) 80G
    $3.79 • Ea
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  • 2 cups dark beer or stout
    O'Doul's De-alcoholized Beer Premium Cans ~ 4260 ml
    $19.14 • Ea
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  • 1 cup Knorr® Onion Dry Soup Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
    Maille Mustard Dijon Squeeze ~ 250 ml
    $4.90 • Ea
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  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
    No Name Worcestershire Sauce ~ 291 ml
    $3.40 • Ea
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  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme leaves
    President's Choice Fresh Thyme ~ 40 g
    $2.68 • Ea
Directions
  • Toss beef in flour to coat. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat and brown beef in batches. Add beef to a large slow cooker. Top with onions, potatoes and carrots.
  • Combine Knorr® Beef Broth, beer, Knorr® Onion Dry Soup Mix, Dijon and Worcestershire sauce in large bowl. Pour over beef and vegetables. Add thyme.
  • Cook covered on LOW 7 to 9 hours or HIGH 4 hours or until beef is fork-tender. Serve with crusty rolls and enjoy!
  • If you don't want to use a dark beer, replace it by more beef broth.
  • Each serving of this stew is low in fat and an excellent source of fibre and vitamin C. *See Nutrition Information for sodium content.