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Guinness Braised Beef

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x


Guinness braised beef – in this easy, braised beef recipe, chunks of chuck roast are slow cooked in beer on the stovetop in a Dutch oven. Serve it with mashed potatoes for a delicious, comforting meal. #Guinness #beef



  • 3 pounds chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 1 12-ounce can Guinness (or other stout beer)
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 celery stalk, cut into thirds
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar


  1. Coat the chuck roast in flour and liberally season with salt & pepper.
  2. In a dutch oven or large stockpot, heat olive oil to high.
  3. Sear the beef for on all sides until golden brown, working in batches if needed.
  4. Remove the beef from the pan, leaving any liquid in the pot, and reduce heat to medium.
  5. Add onions and cook for about a minute – stirring frequently.
  6. Return beef to the pot and add remaining ingredients.
  7. Cover the pot and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 – 2 1/2 hours, or until beef is tender and liquids have thickened.
  8. Remove celery from pot, and adjust seasoning to taste before serving.


  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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