St. Patrick’s Day Skillet Beef & Black Beer Stew

St. Paddy’s Day is a time for food, fun and festivities for everyone. Irish or not, you can still join in in all sorts of ways. Whether you’re knocking back a pint at the local pub or staying in to eat something delicious, it’s a good day to get down with some culture.

Obviously, we’ve got you covered on that latter point. Our library of recipes is as vast as it is delicious, so we think you’ll really enjoy what we’ve cooked up for you today.

St. Pattys Beef Stew with Black Beer on a black dish.

Try out this amazing take on a St. Patrick’s Day electric skillet beef and black beer stew to celebrate the holiday. It may not be a pot of gold, but even just one bite will make you feel like you’ve made it to the end of a rainbow.

St. Pattys Beef Stew with Black Beer on a black plate with a fork.

One-pan beef and black beer stew is a deliciously hearty meal perfect for St. Paddy’s Day. No matter if you’re hosting a party or just chilling out alone, it’s the kind of dish that really makes you feel like celebrating when you eat it.

Not only is this dish delicious, it’s really nutritious to boot with all of those good vegetables and hearty beef.

St. Pattys Beef Stew with Black Beer on a black dish.

You can add an extra boost of flavor and nutrients with some root vegetables like turnips or even some cubed potatoes if you’re into that. That’s especially good for a cold March with how warm and homey it makes you feel.

Do you normally celebrate St. Paddy’s Day? If you don’t, has this dish changed your mind for this year? Let us know down below.

If you’ve got any other signature St. Paddy’s Day or Irish dishes you want to learn to make, tell us about it in the comments.

St. Pattys Beef Stew with Black Beer on a black dish.

St. Patrick’s Day Electric Skillet Beef & Black Beer Stew

Joss D
Try out this amazing take on a St. Patrick's Day electric skillet beef and black beer stew to celebrate the holiday.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 57 mins
Total Time 1 hr 12 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Servings 6
Calories 557 kcal


  • 3 tbsp. olive oildivided
  • 2.5 lbs. sirloin steakscut into big pieces
  • 1 onionchopped
  • 4 celery stalkschopped
  • 1 carrotchopped
  • 8 oz. baconchopped
  • 2 garlic clovesminced
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • 3-4 cups beef broth
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 can Guinness beeror other black beer
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh dillto garnish


  • Heat the electric skillet to medium-high heat (375ºF).
  • Add 2 tbsp. olive oil and the beef. Fry beef until golden brown on all sides and reserve.
  • Lower heat to medium (300ºF).
  • In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tbsp. olive oil, onion, celery, carrots, bacon and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the flour and tomato paste and mix it around. Add 3 cups beef broth and the bay leaves. Return the beef to the skillet.
  • Pour in the black beer.
  • Cover and cook for about 40 minutes at low heat (200ºF) – if it starts to dry out, you can add more of the broth.
  • Discard bay leaves. Season with salt and pepper, if needed. Serve topped with fresh dill.


Electric Skillet



Calories: 557kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 49gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 140mgSodium: 922mgPotassium: 1041mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1999IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 88mgIron: 4mg

Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or dipping sauce.

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