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Beef Beer Goulash

A hearty stew made with beef, onions, and potatoes, simmered in a savory broth made with beer and spices.

Tasty Team
93% would make again
Beef Beer Goulash


for 4 servings

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 ¼ lb stewing beef (1 kg)
  • 3 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 3 teaspoons pepper, divided
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 3 cups dark beer (700 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 juniper berries
  • 1 parsley, for garnish

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 582
  • Fat 18g
  • Carbs 13g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Protein 73g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat half of the butter in large pot or Dutch oven.
  2. Add the beef, in batches, browning all sides of the meat. Season with 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Transfer the beef to a bowl and set aside. Clean the pot.
  3. In the same pan, heat remaining butter, then add in the onion, celery, and carrot. Cook until softened.
  4. Add in the beer.
  5. With a wooden spatula, scrape off the browned bits on the bottom of the pan to further flavour the stock.
  6. Add in the seared beef, tomato purée, bay leaves, juniper berries, and 2 teaspoons each of salt and pepper.
  7. Bring the stew to a boil, cover, and simmer for 2-4 hours, until the beef becomes tender.
  8. Serve topped with parsley.
  9. Enjoy!
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Beef Beer Goulash