This Irish slow cooker beef stew recipe is easy to make and even easier to eat! This can be made in an electric or non-electric crockpot or on the stove to serve right away!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Irish
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 2hours
Total Time 2hours10minutes
1largeYellow Onion(diced, large)
6cupsWater or Broth
1/2cupDry Red Wine
Salt, Pepper, Garlic(to taste)
Fresh Thyme Sprigs(to taste, I used 6)
Cut and brown roast chunks in butter with salt, pepper, garlic.
Add 1 head chopped cabbage, 2 pounds carrots, 1 large yellow onion
Combine tomato paste and honey with 1 cup of water (or broth). Mix until smooth and add to stew pot.
Add remaining water (or broth) and red wine.
FOR COOKING IN A WONDERBAG
Bring to a boil, cover and boil for 15 minutes. Add fresh thyme, cover, and add to Wonderbag.
Allow to slow cook for 2-4 hours, but no more than 8. Serve with crusty bread (optional)
FOR ELECTRIC CROCKPOT
Follow the instructions through step 4. Cook on low for 5-8 hours, or high for 3-5 hours.You DO NOT need to bring all ingredients to a boil before placing in crockpot if you are using an electric crockpot.
Follow the instructions through step 4. Then reduce to a simmer and simmer for 45 minutes.