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Slow Cooked Guinness Anchovy Beef And Bean Stew

A hearty and warming variation on the traditional Irish Beef and Guinness Stew.
Course Main
Cuisine Irish, Western
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 365kcal
Author Bintu Hardy | Recipes From A Pantry


  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 400 g (14oz) uncooked beetroot peeled
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 kg (2.2lb) beef
  • 2 X 400g (14oz) tins of borlotti beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups (500mls) chicken stock
  • 1 cup (250ml) Guinness
  • 1 400 g (14oz) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 60 g tin of anchovies drained
  • 2 springs of thyme
  • Salt
  • Black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to fan-assisted 140C /120C / 275f / gas 1.
  • Add the onion, garlic and beetroot into a blender and whizz into a puree.
  • Heat oil in an oven ready casserole pot and brown the beef in batches. You might need to add a bit more oil or deglaze the pot between batches. Remove the beef and set aside.
  • Add the onion puree and cook for 10 mins before returning beef to the pot.
  • Add everything else in, season well and bring to the boil before switching off the heat.
  • Cover the casserole pot, transfer to the preheated oven and cook for 3 hrs.
  • Serve with some bread or rice.


What to Serve With Slow Cooked Guinness Anchovy Beef and Bean Stew
Instant Pot Mashed Potato.
Air Fryer Tater Tots.
Instant Pot Baked Potato.
Weight Watchers Points inSlow Cooked Guinness Anchovy Beef and Bean Stew
There are 10 Freestyle Points in a serving of Slow Cooked Guinness Anchovy Beef and Bean Stew.


Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 7.9mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 3.3mg