Irish Steak & Ale Stew

Irish Steak & Ale Stew

A rich and hearty meal, this dish features chunks of stewed beef, bacon, sliced carrots and a dark-style beer or stout.
  • 2 H 20 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 20 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 8 People


  • 3 slices reduced sodium bacon, chopped
  • 3 lbs. (1.5 kgs) beef stew meat, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces (375 mL) dark-style beer or stout
  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Knorr® Bovril® Liquid Beef Bouillon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F ( 180° C ). Toss beef with flour and black pepper in large bowl to coat; set aside.

  2. Cook bacon in large, deep nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, about 5 minutes. Stir in beef and cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned, about 10 minutes. Stir in carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Stir in beer and Knorr® Bovril® Liquid Beef Bouillon, scraping up brown bits from bottom of skillet. Bring to boil over high heat.

  3. Turn into 3-quart (3 L ) casserole or Dutch oven. Bake covered until beef is tender, about 2 hours.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 310.0
Calcium (g) 2.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 8.0 g
Fat (g) 11.0 g
Fiber (g) 1.0 g
Iron (g) 25.0 %
Protein (g) 41.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 3.0 g
Sodium (g) 500.0 mg
Sugar (g) 1.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

TIP: Add ½ cup each of chopped onion, celery and diced tomatoes for a heartier stew.\nEach serving of this stew is an excellent source of iron and provides ½ serving of vegetables. *See Nutrition Information for sodium content.

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