Slow Cooker Irish Stew

Slow Cooker Irish Stew

Delicious Irish Stew made in the slow cooker!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Irish stew, Irish stew slow cooker, slow cooker recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 472kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 3 lbs boneless beef chuck or stew meat
  • 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 C canola oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 C beef broth
  • 4 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 lb. red potatoes quartered
  • 3 carrots peeled and cut into one inch pieces


  • Combine flour, salt and pepper in a large zippered plastic bag. Add in meat and toss to coat.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium high heat and cook meat until browned on all sides.
  • Place meat in slow cooker.
  • Add onion into same pan that you cooked the meat in and cook until onion is golden brown. Add in beef broth and garlic. Bring to a boil. Scrape up pieces of food from bottom of pan.
  • Add in parsley, thyme, bay leaves, sugar, soy sauce and tomato paste.
  • Pour mixture over meat.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours and then add in potatoes and carrots and cook one additional hour.


Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 1000mg | Potassium: 1035mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3905IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 4.9mg