Irish Beef Stew goes great with Irish stout beer & Irish Soda Bread!



4 tbsp vegetable oil, divided

3 lbs boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 2.5 cm cubes

3 tbsp Dizzy Gourmet® Cosmic Cow™ Seasoning

2 medium onions, chopped

3 stalks celery, chopped

3 tbsp all-purpose flour

1 tbsp minced garlic

1 tbsp tomato paste

2 tsp chopped fresh thyme

1 tsp salt

¾ tsp black pepper

590 mls Irish stout

1 cup beef broth

3 carrots, peeled and cut into 2.5 cm cubes

4 turnips, peeled and cut into 2.5 cm cubes

4 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2.5 cm cubes

¼ cup finely chopped fresh parsley


Set EGG for direct cooking at 177°C/350°F.

Sprinkle Cosmic Cow™ evenly over beef. Place Dutch Oven on the cooking grid and add 2 tbsp oil; heat until almost smoking. Cook beef about 10 minutes until browned on all sides. Remove beef from Dutch Oven.

Add remaining 2 tbsp oil to Dutch Oven; add onions and celery and cook about 10 minutes or until softened and onions are translucent. Add flour, garlic, tomato paste, thyme, salt and pepper; cook and stir 1 minute.

Add Irish stout and return beef to the mix. Stir in broth. Cover and cook 45 minutes. Stir in carrots, turnips and potatoes; cover and cook about 1 hour or until beef and vegetables are tender. Stir in parsley.

Serve with warm Irish Soda Bread.