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Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

By Mike @mikescraftbeer

With it being the season for St Patrick's Day I decided I wanted to make a stew with a stout in an nod to Irish tradition. I did a search and came up with this recipe from the Food Network as my source.

Ingredients List:

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

2 Pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes cut into 1 inch pieces unpeeled
1 Pound peeled carrots cut into 1 inch pieces
2 Large Onions finely chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
2 tablespoons parsley fresh
12oz of stout(Darkling Oatmeal Stout - Cannery Brewing)
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
One 4 pound boneless beef chuck roast trimmed and cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes.
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons canola oil
3 cups chicken broth

In your slow cooker place the potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, parsley, stout, olive oil, brown sugar and tomato paste.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

In a bowl mix flower, salt and pepper.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

Take your cut steak and place it into the flour mix. Coat them and shake off the excess.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

In a medium sized skillet melt the butter and canola oil over medium to high heat. Sear the batches of beef for aprox 2 minutes and place them into the crock pot.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

Once all of the beef is all cooked add 1 cup of chicken broth into the skillet and scrape all of the leftovers and then drain it into the stew.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)
Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

Next add the last two cups of chicken broth to the slow cooker and cover it. Cook on high for 6 hours.

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Stout (Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing)

And here is the finished product. This is a hearty stew for sure.

While I have probably had better stews this one did not take a ton of time to prepair and it was ready to eat when I got home. I enjoyed it and I will all week!


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